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The U.S. Census Bureau released data on poverty in September showing that income inequality is growing, especially among our nation’s seniors. Executive Director, Kevin Prindiville talks about the growing senior poverty crisis in a blog for Talk Poverty.org. Read More about Where We Stand on Senior Poverty and Other Issues
New America Media New Program Promises Coordinated Care for Low Income Californians (8/23/2014) NSCLC’s Amber Cutler says, “The federal government wants health care providers to coordinate services and health care plans to coordinate what the patient needs, instead of having different doctors duplicating efforts.” Read More
Tommy, 75, almost was evicted from his assisted living facility. Read More.
NSCLC on Twitter
Young or old, same sex couples at greater risk of poverty via @talkpoverty @halfinten http://t.co/h8F7nonovv(about 2 days ago)
The real life story of a janitor and cook at an assisted living facility in CA that led to reform bill in CA. http://t.co/r9oO5Hgjlo(about 2 days ago)
@NSCLC1 attorney Eric Carlson quoted in @pewtrusts piece on states moving medicaid recipients into home-like care http://t.co/yKS65Chcp9(about 2 days ago)
Tag Archives: Medicaid
(11/20/2014) As Managed Long Term Services and Supports (MLTSS) rolls out nationwide, advocates on the ground have seen due process violations in appeals and notices of action. In this tool for advocates and consumers, NSCLC focuses on notice and appeal …
Free Webinar When: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 2-3 PM EDT This webinar will examine the critically important issue of consumer rights in the 28 states that have moved to Medicaid managed long-term services and supports (LTSS) systems. Additionally, it will … Continue reading
Free Webinar When: Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 2-3 PM EDT Since 2009, the number of states delivering Medicaid long-term services and supports (LTSS) through managed care has increased more than four-fold, so that presently, 28 states either operate a managed … Continue reading
(09/23/2014) New federal regulations set standards to ensure that Medicaid-funded home and community-based services (HCBS) are provided in environments that are non-institutional in nature. It is not enough that a Medicaid HCBS consumer is not living in an institution — …
In this September 2014 Fact Sheet, NSCLC shares guidance on protecting clients when providers in California balance bill dual eligibles illegally.
In this September 2014 joint report, NSCLC and others analyze the U.S. Department of Labor rule governing home care services.
(08/26/2014) Person-centered planning is critical to the well-being of consumers of long-term services and supports. It works by identifying the strengths preferences, needs, and desired outcomes of the individual. In order for person-centeredness to be more than an empty slogan, …
In this August 2014 Policy Issue Brief, NSCLC shares what states are doing to ensure person-centered planning is included in managed care contracts.
WEBINAR: Community-Based Settings and the New Medicaid HCBS Standards: Views from the States, 6 Months In
Free Webinar When: Tuesday, September 9, 2014 2-3 PM EDT On March 15, 2014, the new federal home and community-based services (HCBS) rule went into effect, and the countdown clock for states to craft a transition plan began running. Six … Continue reading
(08/25/2014) We need to address the nation’s current and future long term care financial crisis. Few seniors who are not considered poor are prepared to pay for the costs of long-term care. No one should have to become poor to …