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How One National Organization Protects the Rights of California’s Most Vulnerable Citizens Grantee magazine says NSCLC is working hard to make sure dual eligibles understand all the moving parts of California’s Coordinated Care Initiative so they can make informed choices without disruption in health services.
Grant Specht, of Bet Tzedek Legal Services of Los Angeles, relies on NSCLC expertise.. Read More.
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Payer, state issues slow dual-eligible reform | Modern Healthcare http://t.co/JVSx2XmK0i via @modrnhealthcr(about 4 days ago)
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Tag Archives: Social Security
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 28, 2013 WASHINGTON, DC –On October 30, 1972, President Richard M Nixon signed into law an amendment to the Social Security Act that created the Supplemental Security Income program. Over eight million Americans, all of them …
In its first public announcement since the Supreme Court struck down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the Social Security Administration (SSA) issued a press release on July 12 stating that it is “taking claims now from … Continue reading →
WASHINGTON – President Obama’s budget proposal released today includes an unacceptable change to Social Security’s cost of living adjustments (COLAs). A switch to the chained CPI formula to determine Social Security COLA benefits is a stealth benefit cut. It will mean …
(1/17/2013) A basic problem is that Supplemental Security Income is still designed for 1972, the year it was signed into law by President Nixon. A policy issue brief, recommendations and a fact sheet can all be found here. Read the Policy … Continue reading →
ANALYSIS The Fiscal Cliff Deal: What Does It Mean for Low-income Older Adults? On Tuesday, January 1, 2013, by a vote of 257-167, the House of Representatives agreed to approve the Senate amendments to H.R. 8, the American Taxpayer Relief … Continue reading →
An October 2012 report from GLAD (Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders) is entitled Social Security and the Defense of Marriage Act: Can I Do Anything Now to Preserve My Rights?
(October 2012) There are many loud voices calling for drastic changes to New Deal and Great Society programs such as Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. These vital programs have made it possible for most older Americans to live out their … Continue reading →
(September 2012) The stakes couldn’t be higher. For low-income older adults, the outcome of this election is likely to be more significant than any in recent memory. The very future of health care and economic security for the nation’s seniors … Continue reading →
As many as 140,000 Americans nationwide will get their Social Security or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits restored as a result of an order issed by Judge Sidney H. Stein in a federal court in Manhattan April 13, 2012. READ … Continue reading →
In a letter to Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA), chair of the Committee on Health, Education , Labor and Pensions, NSCLC strongly endorsed the Rebuild America Act. NSCLC praised the Act’s inclusion of a provision that ensures that beneficiaries who receive … Continue reading →