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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
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Tag Archives: Medicaid
In this September 2014 Policy Issue Brief, NSCLC shares what states are doing to ensure person-centered planning is included in managed care contracts.
In this September 2014 joint report, NSCLC and others analyze the U.S. Department of Labor rule governing home care services.
(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.
(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, …
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 …
Health Network Alert – State Transition Plans for New Medicaid HCBS Regulations: Four Tips for Consumer Advocates
(07/22/2014) States now are beginning to release their transition plans to bring their Medicaid home and community-based services (HCBS) systems into compliance with the new federal regulations on community-based settings. It is essential that consumers and their representatives be prepared …
The 2014 conference will be held October 16-17 at the AARP Brickfield Center in Washington, DC and will focus on practical information for front-line law and aging services providers and will feature sessions on healthcare and economic rights as well … Continue reading