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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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Tag Archives: Dual Eligibles
April 8, 2014 Explaining the dual eligible demonstrations to consumers is no easy task! How do you give consumers enough information so that they can make informed choices without drowning them in details? How do you reach the many hard-to-reach … Continue reading
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
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 24, 2014 OAKLAND, CA – Six advocacy organizations, including the National Senior Citizens Law Center, “urgently requested” suspension of the state’s dual demonstration program – the Coordinated Care Initiative — in a February 21 letter addressed …
July 2013 — The Advocate’s Guide to California’s Coordinated Care Initiative helps advocates understand the Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI), a new state program changing the way dual eligible beneficiaries and other seniors and persons with disabilities get their health care in …
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 3, 2013 Contact: Scott L. Parkin 703-975-1769 (cell) OAKLAND, CA — In a joint letter to both the Medicare-Medicaid Coordination office at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the California Department of Health Care …
In this report, NSCLC analyzes the specific impact of a new rule that means state Medicaid program are required to pay certain physicians at rates that are no lower than Medicare’s.
NSCLC summaries the Memorandum of Understanding between the state of Ohio and the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
A summary of the first Memorandum of Understanding for a dual eligible demonstration project with the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
CMS has finalized a rule that will pay Medicaid primary care physicians at the same rate as Medicare in 2013 and 2014, a move that is likely to improve access to care for individuals who receive both Medicare and Medicaid.
An impressive list of 103 organizations joined a sign-on letter that NSCLC and the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare drafted that urges the Medicare Medicaid Coordinated Office at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services to ensure … Continue reading