Tag Archives: Long Term Services and Supports

Health Network Alert – Majority of Seniors Will Need Long-Term Care

(08/25/2014)  We need to address the nation’s current and future long term care financial crisis. Few seniors who are not considered poor are prepared to pay for the costs of long-term care. No one should have to become poor to …

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New Fact Sheet on Self Direction in Managed Long-Term Services and Supports

NSCLC has developed a one-page fact sheet on consumer self-direction in managed long-term services and supports.

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2014 Home and Community-Based Services Policy Brief

This brief describes how Medicaid continues to give preference to long term services and supports in institutional settings, and provides recommendations to expand and improve home and community-based services for every eligible Medicaid beneficiary.

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2014 Home and Community-Based Services Fact Sheet

This fact sheet shares national data on home and community-based services including who provides services, how much states are spending on long term services and supports for elders, and more.

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WEBINAR: Consumer Protection in MLTSS: Good (and Not-So-Good) Enrollment and Disenrollment Practices

March 31, 2014 This webinar (the second in a series based on the Advocate’s Library of Managed Long-Term Services and Supports Contract Provisions) examined and discussed how states handle enrollment to and disenrollment from Medicaid managed care long-term services and … Continue reading

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WEBINAR: Details Matter- Service Planning and Self-Direction in Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services and Supports

March 07, 2014 An Introduction to NSCLC’s New Advocate’s Library A wave of new Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services (MLTSS) programs is sweeping the country and promising to impact the way care is delivered to millions of seniors and people with … Continue reading

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Health Network Alert: MAGI Medicaid and Estate Recovery: CMS Issues State Medicaid Director Letter

(2/27/2014) In a letter to State Medicaid Directors, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) addressed questions on the application of estate recovery rules to MAGI Medicaid individuals who are eligible for LTSS. The agency noted the chilling effect …

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NSCLC Calls for Stronger California Rules Governing Assisted Living

WASHINGTON – Based on a comparison of California’s assisted living laws with those of 11 other states, the National Senior Citizens Law Center says that the state’s laws are out of date and fall short in several areas, putting residents’ …

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Seniors Remain on Frontlines in War on Poverty

By Kevin Prindiville The 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty brings a welcome and much needed debate about how best to eradicate poverty in the world’s wealthiest country.  Unfortunately, few commentators are focusing on how poverty impacts the lives … Continue reading

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Statement of NSCLC: Congress Should Pick Up Commission on Long Term Care Baton

Dec. 19, 2013 WASHINGTON, DC — The Commission on Long-Term Care accomplished an important goal: elevating the conversation in Washington about the need to improve long-term care.  The Commission report and the alternative report call attention to the urgent need …

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