Author Archives: Jenni Choi

NSCLC and Florida Advocates Publish Medicaid Long Term Care Guides and Tips

Seeking to prepare both advocates and consumers for Florida’s plan to move most consumers in long-term care to managed care, the Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys, Florida Legal Services and NSCLC have published a number of easy-to-understand materials.

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Why SSI Needs an Appeal Process that Works

September 2013 –An NSCLC issue brief, Why SSI Needs an Appeals Process that Works, provides an overview of how Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients are harmed when the Social Security Administration decides to stop or decrease their benefits, and they …

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NSCLC Seeks Ombudsman Program Improvements

The Administration on Aging recently sought comments on a proposed rule on state long-term care ombudsman programs, NSCLC joined in submitting comments with the Family Equality Council, FORGE, Human Rights Campaign, National Center for Transgender Equality and Services and Advocacy … Continue reading

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Mass. Dual Eligible Contract Analysis Provides Consumer Protection Advice

September 2013 –As states seek to move thousands of elderly and persons with disabilities with both Medicare and Medicaid (dual eligibles) into private managed care plans, advocates need information on how to address important consumer protections. A new NSCLC analysis … Continue reading

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NSCLC and Florida Advocates Publish Medicaid Long Term Care Guides and Tips

Seeking to prepare both advocates and consumers for Florida’s plan to move most consumers in long-term care to managed care, the Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys, Florida Legal Services and NSCLC have published a number of easy-to-understand materials. For … Continue reading

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SSI Restoration Act Gains New House Co-Sponsors

In August, U.S. Reps. William Enyart (D-IL) and James McGovern (D-MA) joined as co-sponsors to the Supplemental Security Income Restoration Act (H.R/ 1601), a bill sponsored by Rep. Raul Grijalva and championed by NSCLC. More than two dozen national and … Continue reading

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Advocates Look to NSCLC for How DOMA Impacts Benefits Programs

In an August 20, 2013 webinar attended by some 500 advocates from across the country, The Demise of DOMA: The Impact on Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid for Same Sex Couples, Directing Attorneys Gerald McIntyre and Georgia Burke explained what … Continue reading

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Appeals Processes in the Dual Eligible Demonstrations

NSCLC has published an advocacy tool that compares the design of the appeals systems for the six states that currently have a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for dual eligible demonstration projects.

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Analysis Compares Appeals Systems in Dual Eligible Demonstration Projects

NSCLC has published an advocacy tool that compares the design of the appeals systems for the six states that currently have a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for dual eligible demonstration projects. The … Continue reading

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Revised CCI Advocate’s Guide Released

Several changes have occurred to the Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI) subsequent to the original release of the Advocate’s Guide to California’s Coordinated Care Initiative  in July.  The most significant change is that the CCI implementation date is now April 1, …

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