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Health Network Alert: 2013 Transition Policies for Medicare Part D

2013 Transition Policies for Part D

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2013 Transition Rights to Medications Under 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

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SSA Instructions to ALJs on Clark v Astrue

(5/9/2011) The instructions are similar to those contained in EM-11032 issued last month which instructed SSA field offices that pursuant to the decision in Clark, benefits would no longer be suspended or denied solely on the basis of a warrant … Continue reading

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Clark v Astrue: Court Restores Benefits for Thousands

(U.S. District Court/Southern District of New York) — 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 issued by Judge Sidney H. Stein in a … Continue reading

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Case Analyses DRAFT

Court Decisions from 2011 Table of Contents M.D.Ala: Eviction Notice Not Specifying Factual Basis Could Violate Due Process 6th Cir Grants Rehearing En Banc Re Constitutional Amendment Banning Race Preferences D.Ariz: Standing to Challenge Policy Re Arresting Migrants 4th Cir: … Continue reading

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American Council of the Blind v. Astrue

American Council of the Blind v. Astrue, Case No. 05-04696 (N.D. Cal. Oct. 3, 2008). This national class action challenged the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) policy of refusing to provide more than a standard print notice to most blind and visually … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Agrees that State Agency Can Bring Suit in Federal Court

Amicus Brief – Supreme Court Agrees that State Agency Can Bring Suit in Federal CourtIn a victory for the supremacy of federal law under Ex Parte Young, the Supreme Court ruled April 19, 2011 that the Virginia Office for Protection … Continue reading

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Protecting the Rights of Low-Income Older Adults

The National Senior Citizens law Center is the only national non-profit whose principal mission is to protect the rights of low-income older adults. Through advocacy, litigation, and the education and counseling of local advocates, we make the law work to … Continue reading

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