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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: Health Care Reform
(10/30/2014) September 30, 2015 marks the statutory deadline for states that received funding under the Balancing Incentive Payments Program (BIPP) to make significant changes to how they fund long-term services and supports (LTSS). For the past three years, participating states …
In this August 2014 Policy Issue Brief, NSCLC shares what states are doing to ensure person-centered planning is included in managed care contracts.
CMS recently shared proposed regulations for the Medicare prescription drug program (Part D) and the Medicare managed care program (Part C) for public comment. Several of the proposals represent important steps in improving the program and protecting beneficiaries. They include …
(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 …
(2/27/2014) A number of troubling incidents that have been chronicled in the media the past few years have forced a re-examination of the regulation of California’s assisted living facilities, a popular option for seniors who do not require skilled nursing …
In this blog for the New Republic, Simon Lazarus defends the Solicitor’s defense of the Affordable Care Act before the Supreme Court. Read the blog and comment.
In this Ohio State Law Journal article, Simon Lazarus details the challenges posed by the “increasingly reactionary and radical conservative agenda” in relation to the role of the Constitution and the courts.
SLATE (1/9/2012). By Simon Lazarus. Hand Wringing on Health Care. Republican appointees have concluded that upholding the ACA mandate is compelled by the text of the Commerce Clause and Supreme Court precedent, that it is no more “coercive” than other measures, … Continue reading
SLATE, The Medicaid Ambush (11/14/11) The Supreme Court’s unexpected and astounding reasons for wanting to hear a challenge to Obamacare. By Simon Lazarus and Dahlia Lithwick. The Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear a challenge to the Affordable Care Act, … Continue reading
In comments made to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, NSCLC makes several recommendations related to how states comply with screening requirements of Medicare Part D’s low-income subsidy and several other sections.