In The News
NSCLC Executive Director Kevin Prindiville calls on Congress in his latest Huffington Post blog to act to update the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program to help low-income seniors like Dollie.
NSCLC Directing Attorney Eric Carlson is quoted in a Nov. 19, 2014 article in Governing concerning Medicaid reimbursement for care outside nursing homes.
Dollie, 73, lives solely on income from Supplemental Social Security for all of her living expenses. But the program needs an update. Watch Dollie’s story and then help NSCLC restore this important poverty program.
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Young or old, same sex couples at greater risk of poverty via @talkpoverty @halfinten http://t.co/h8F7nonovv(about 7 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 7 days ago)
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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.