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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.
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Tag Archives: Medicare Part D
2013 Transition Policies for Part D
2013 Transition Rights to Medications Under Medicare Part D Transition Policy: A Critical Protection. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) requires that sponsors of Medicare Part D prescription drug plans provide beneficiaries with access to transition supplies of … Continue reading
December 13, 2012 Statement for Capitol Hill Briefing “The Importance of Health Care Access Among Hispanic Older Adults” Fay Gordon, Staff Attorney Hello, thank you for inviting the National Senior Citizens Law Center to participate in this timely and important … Continue reading
Effective January 1, 2012, full-benefit dual eligibles receiving Medicaid home and community based services (HCBS) have no Medicare Part D copayments READ MORE — Information for Advocates. CMS Memo on Part D Waiver for Dual Eligibles.
In comments made to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, NSCLC makes several recommendations related to how states comply with screening requirements of Medicare Part D’s low-income subsidy and several other sections.