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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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Category Archives: Assisted Living
Free Webinar When: Monday, December 15, 2014 3 – 4 PM EDT There’s a growing agreement around the need for assisted living reform. While health policy experts, caregivers, consumers, and their families recognize reform is overdue, political hurdles can get … Continue reading
Free Webinar When: Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, 11 a.m. – NOON PDT/ 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. EDT As part of the National Senior Citizens Law Center’s new project, Making up for Lost Time: Addressing Problems In California’s Assisted Living … Continue reading
In a September 2014 Policy Issue Brief, NSCLC outlines the challenges and opportunities related to examining California’s outdated system of regulating the state’s assisted living system.
Free Webinar When: Thursday, July 31, 2014 2:00 – 3:00 PM EDT How good is assisted living? To a great extent, it depends on what state you’re in, as assisted living standards are dependent upon state law. This presentation included … Continue reading
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living laws with those of 11 other states, the National Senior Citizens Law Center says that the state’s laws are out of date and fall short in several areas, putting residents’ …
February 2014 –Best Practices in Assisted Living: Considering Potential Reforms for California shows that California’s assisted living policy is significantly out of date and requires significant revision to keep pace with the new realities of assisted living.
Based on a review of assisted living laws of California and 11 other states, a new NSCLC report, Best Practices in Assisted Living: Considering Potential Reforms for California, shows that California’s assisted living policy is significantly out of date. California’s … Continue reading
Free Webinar – Oct. 15, 2013 Is assisted living a good option for a person needing long-term services and supports? The answer is, in most cases, “it depends.” But on what does it depend? This webinar, a joint effort of … Continue reading
CMS has released another set of proposed regulations that seek to clarify whether an assisted living facility can be considered non-institutional setting for purposes of Medicaid home and community-based services (HCBS) funding, with comments on the proposal due by no … Continue reading
Ensuring Quality and Oversight in Assisted Living As Medicaid beneficiaries and monies are increasingly shifted from nursing homes to assisted living facilities and other HCBS settings, it is entirely appropriate that Congress and CMS establish some standards on what type … Continue reading