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November 29, 2023

The court-approved settlement in Campos v. Kijakazi, No. 21 Civ. 5143 (E. D. N. Y.), will benefit more than two million Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients who incurred overpayments during…

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October 27, 2023

In January 2021, Governor Newsom released California’s Master Plan for Aging (MPA), which lays out a ten-year plan to prepare the state for an aging and changing population. The MPA…

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October 19, 2023
Learn about the Medicare and Marketplace Open Enrollment Periods (OEPs) for the 2024 plan year and get tips for choosing affordable coverage options for older adults….
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October 11, 2023

Download Fact Sheet (PDF) Introduction Medicaid increasingly can cover care in an assisted living facility. Most often, funding is provided through a Medicaid home and community-based services (HCBS) waiver, but…

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September 6, 2023
Can a nursing home force you to pay for a loved one’s bill? Get the facts and understand your rights….
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August 16, 2023

Medicaid coverage is vital for older adults and people with disabilities, as it includes essential services not covered by Medicare. This coverage is especially crucial for low-income older adults who,…

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July 19, 2023

Earlier this month, Governor Gavin Newsom signed the 2023-24 final state budget and accompanying budget trailer bills. The final budget continues to make investments in California’s Master Plan for Aging…

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June 26, 2023

Starting in April 2023 and continuing through May 2024, older adults who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid face redeterminations of their Medicaid eligibility, a process that was suspended…

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June 22, 2023

Today, we commemorate the 24th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Olmstead v. L.C. decision recognizing the right of plaintiffs Lois Curtis and Elaine Wilson and people with disabilities of all…

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June 7, 2023

Most older adults and people with disabilities want to be able to receive help with daily activities at home and in their communities. This type of help, which is called…

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