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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: Long Term Services and Supports
(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 …
NSCLC has developed a one-page fact sheet on consumer self-direction in managed long-term services and supports.
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.
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.
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
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
(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 …
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’ …
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 …