Tag Archives: long term care

Senior Poverty: Action Needed to Address a Growing Problem

Written statement from NSCLC to the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging on March 5, 2014 in which NSCLC recommends strengthening the safety net, improving SSI, increasing the availability of health care programs such as Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare Savings Programs … Continue reading

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WEBINAR: Details Matter- Service Planning and Self-Direction in Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services and Supports

Free Webinar – March 07, 2014 An Introduction to NSCLC’s New Advocate’s Library A wave of new Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services (MLTSS) programs is sweeping the country and promising to impact the way care is delivered to millions of seniors … Continue reading

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Statement of NSCLC: Congress Should Pick Up Commission on Long Term Care Baton

Dec. 19, 2013 WASHINGTON, DC — The Commission on Long-Term Care accomplished an important goal: elevating the conversation in Washington about the need to improve long-term care.  The Commission report and the alternative report call attention to the urgent need …

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NSCLC and Florida Advocates Publish Medicaid Long Term Care Guides and Tips

Seeking to prepare both advocates and consumers for Florida’s plan to move most consumers in long-term care to managed care, the Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys, Florida Legal Services and NSCLC have published a number of easy-to-understand materials.

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Integrating Medicare and Medicaid: What’s Happening Now, and What It Means for Assisted Living and Other LTSS

This webinar, sponsored by the Assisted Living Consumer Alliance, explains the dual eligible integration process, with a focus on how the new demonstrations will affect long-term services and supports (LTSS) and their significance to assisted living and other long term … Continue reading

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Think Twice Before Signing

(2007) Report: Improper and Unfair Provisions in Missouri Nursing Home Agreements. Click here.

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NSCLC Files Amicus Brief on Minimum Staff Levels

(2012) The National Senior Citizens Law Center, along with AARP, has submitted a friend of the court appellate brief in the California Court of Appeals supporting the right of nursing home residents to enforce California’s minimum nursing home staffing levels. … Continue reading

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Kentucky Nonprofit Funds Training to Help LGBT Older Adults

According to a story in the Lexington Herald Leader, JustFundKy gave a $5,000 grant to the Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency of the Bluegrass to revise its patient bill of rights and train its staff to be more in tune with … Continue reading

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Health Care Reform & Long-Term Care Facilities

(2010) NSCLC’s analysis of the provisions of the new health reform law that relate to nursing facilities. Read Health Care Reform & Long-Term Care Facilities

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