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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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In this October 2014 Issue Brief, NSCLC provides background on conflict-free case management and reviews existing regulations and guidance.
This paper lists both co-sponsors and endorsing organizations of the Supplemental Security Income Restoration Act (HR 1601).
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 29, 2013 Statement of the National Senior Citizens Law Center: Let’s Recognize the Value Medicare and Medicaid Both Medicare and Medicaid turn 48 July 30. When President Lyndon Johnson signed the programs into law, only half …
WASHINGTON, DC — After an extensive, nationwide search, the National Senior Citizens Law Center Board of Directors has named current Deputy Director Kevin Prindiville as its new Executive Director effective July 1. He will replace Paul Nathanson, who has …
The federal government should take a more active role in oversight of assisted living facilities in light of current common practice that allows facilities to kick out or refuse to admit Medicaid-eligible residents even though the facilities themselves are approved … Continue reading
In addition to the release of the Massachusetts MOU on August 23, CMS and the Administration on Community Living announced a funding opportunity to support State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIP) and Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRC) to provide options for counseling to dual eligibles in states that participate in the demonstration.
The agreement between the state of Massachusetts and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services shows how much work still needs to be done…
Most participants in the Medi-Cal Community Based Adult Services (CBAS), formerly known as Adult Day Health Care (ADHC), will need to switch to Medi-Cal managed care on October 1, 2012 in order to continue receiving services.
Massachusetts and CMS sign off on first Memorandum of Understanding for Dual Eligible Integration Demonstration
As announced on Thursday, August 22, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Massachusetts have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the two for a demonstration to integrate care for dual eligibles. With the release of the MOU, Massachusetts is the first state to receive approval from the federal government to begin implementing a new system of integrated care for dual eligibles.
In observing this anniversary, we need to celebrate the critical role played by Social Security in enabling older Americans and workers who become disabled to live independently and not be a burden to their offspring. We also need to be vigilant and protect Social Security from ill-advised efforts to cut benefits.