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.
NSCLC on Twitter
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Young or old, same sex couples at greater risk of poverty via @talkpoverty @halfinten http://t.co/h8F7nonovv(about 6 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 6 days ago)
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Tag Archives: Preemption
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