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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: Health Care Litigation
Fournier v Sebelius (Ninth District, CA) The law firm of Arnold & Porter submitted an amicus brief on behalf of NSCLC in support of a motion for rehearing and rehearing en banc in a Medicare case of potentially broad impact … Continue reading
This analysis , completed on the day of the decision June 28, 2012, provides an analysis of how the Affordable Care Act ruling impacts Medicare, Medicaid and older Americans.
(2012) The National Senior Citizens Law Center, along with AARP, has submitted a friend of the court appellate brief in the California Court of Appeals supporting the right of nursing home residents to enforce California’s minimum nursing home staffing levels. … Continue reading
Amicus Brief: National Federation of Independent Businesses et al v Sebelius et al / State of Florida et al v DHHS et al
In this joint Supreme Court friend of the court brief submitted on January 30, 2012, it is argued that the provisions of the Affordable Care Act affecting those over age 65 should not be affected if the minimum coverage provision is … Continue reading
In a Supreme Court amicus brief submitted January 11, 2012, National Senior Citizens Law Center’s Rochelle Bobroff, acting as Counsel of Record, writes that that the Affordable Care Act’s minimum coverage provision or individual mandate “falls squarely within Congress’ authority to … Continue reading
Background Medicare Part A pays for “inpatient” hospital care, while Part B pays for outpatient medical care. In order to qualify for Medicare-covered nursing facility care, one must first have at least three days of “inpatient” Part A hospital care. … Continue reading
Health Reform’s Pre-Existing Condition Provision Unworkable Absent Individual Mandate WASHINGTON, DC –In a friend-of-the-court or amicus brief filed Nov. 17 in the Florida health reform case, the National Senior Citizens Law Center and 11 other groups present “empirical evidence and … Continue reading
On June 17, 2010, attorneys from the Center for American Progress, the Federal Rights Project of the National Senior Citizens Law Center, and PCT Law Group, PLLC, filed an Amicus Brief in support of the federal government’s Motion to Dismiss … Continue reading
Cota v. Maxwell-Jolly. Adult Day Health Care Case. READ MORE