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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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Category Archives: Dual Eligibles
March 13, 2014 The state of California is moving forward with the Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI), including the federally-approved dual eligible demonstration known as Cal MediConnect. The CCI will start on April 1, 2014 in certain counties. The CCI fundamentally … Continue reading
In a letter to the California Department of Health Care Services and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, NSCLC and five other advocacy organizations call for the suspension of implementation of the Coordinated Care Initiative (the state’s dual eligible … Continue reading
March 04, 2014 It was a busy first quarter for Dual Eligible Demonstration Projects at the state and federal level. As timelines shift and contracts are signed, keeping up-to-date on pressing advocacy issues that impact the rights of beneficiaries is … Continue reading
WEBINAR: The California Coordinated Care Initiative: Advanced Training Consumer Protections and Benefit Package Summary
Free Webinar Series The California Coordinated Care Initiative: Advanced Training Consumer Protections and Benefit Package Summary California’s Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI), including the federally-approved dual eligible demonstration known as Cal MediConnect started in some counties on April 1, 2014, and … Continue reading
Cal- MediConnect – A Summary of the Three-Way Contract In March 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the template of the three-way-contract CMS entered into with the Department of Health Care Services and the health plans participating … Continue reading
Consumers, providers, regulators and policymakers generally agree that rebalancing long-term services and supports (LTSS) system towards greater use of home and community-based services versus institutional care is a shared goal as states shift to the use of managed LTSS for …
Dual eligibles are the 10.2 million people that qualify for both Medicaid and Medicare, including 7.4 million full benefit enrollees and 2.7 million who receive assistance with Medicare cost-sharing only. View the entire content here
The Affordable Care Act authorized the creation of demonstration programs that seek to integrate the financing of and delivery of care to dual eligibles. The Medicare Medicaid Coordination Office (MMCO) within the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) used … Continue reading
FREE WEBINAR – DEC. 17, 2013 In the second half of the year, New York, Virginia and South Carolina received approval from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for their state’s dual eligible demonstration. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) … Continue reading
WEBINAR: The California Coordinated Care Initiative: Advanced I Training – Consumer Protections and Benefit Package Summary
FREE WEBINAR – DEC. 04, 2013 California is moving forward with the Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI), including the federally-approved dual eligible demonstration known as Cal MediConnect. The CCI is now expected to start no sooner than April 1, 2014. This … Continue reading