Income Support Program for 8,000,000 Poor Needs to be Strengthened WASHINGTON DC – The National Senior Citizens Law Center celebrates the fortieth birthday of the Supplemental “Supplemental Security Income Program Celebrates 40th Anniversary!”
The agreement between the state of Massachusetts and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services shows how much work still needs to be done…
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.
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 “Statement: Happy Birthday to Social Security”
The National Senior Citizens Law Center and the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare have released a new analysis detailing the positive impact the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act will have on older Americans. Virtually every American family will be touched by today’s ruling but America’s elderly will feel the effects.
“The Supreme Court’s decision is the most important safety net related decision since the Social Security Act was upheld by the Court in 1937. It validates Congress’ clear intent to improve seniors’ health and well-being and uphold all of the provisions important to all older adults.”
New analysis provides detailed breakdown of possible high court scenarios and what would mean for senior on Medicare and Medicaid.
(5/9/2011) The instructions are similar to those contained in EM-11032 issued last month which instructed SSA field offices that pursuant to the decision in Clark, “SSA Instructions to ALJs on Clark v Astrue”
(7/15/11) An issue brief on this topic was introduced at a Policy Forum at the Kaiser Family Foundation in July. The brief noted that it is essential to “Policy Forum & Issue Brief: Consumer Protection for Dual Eligibles Important in New Integrated Care Models”
(7/13/2011) In a press release based on a new issue brief “Ensuring Consumer Protection of Dual Eligibles in Integrated Models,” NSCLC notes that there is “Dual Eligibles: Consumer Protection in Integrated Models”