When someone says “sign here, here, and here” and doesn’t explain your choices and doesn’t let you read anything, do you feel like you’re making an individualized plan for your long term health care or signing for a package delivery?
When a nursing home loses its certification, who makes the decision on where the residents move? Is there a law in place protecting their right to say goodbye to friends and gather their personal belongings before they’re transferred to a new facility?
Who should be allowed in on your health care planning meetings? Just you and the health plan? Your adult child? Your partner? Your long-time health aide?
Person-centered planning encompasses the idea that the individual is at the heart of all decisions about services, supports, and care. When people are given the “Person-Centered Care Planning in the States”
When: Thursday, May 14, 2015 10 – 11 AM PDT Starting January 1, 2015, Santa Clara County became the sixth California county to move forward “WEBINAR: The California Coordinated Care Initiative: What Advocates Need to Know – Santa Clara County”
When: Tuesday, May 5, 2015 11 – 12 PM PDT State Medicaid programs increasingly are moving their long-term services and supports programs to managed care. “WEBINAR: Consumer Advocacy Issues in Managed Long-Term Services and Supports”
When: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 2:00-3:00 PM EDT Person-centered planning is now almost universally understood as a necessary component of an effective delivery system for “WEBINAR: How New CMS Person-Centered Care Planning Rules Apply to Medicaid Delivered LTSS”
Justice in Aging seeks a strategic, dynamic attorney to join our Washington, D.C. office. The successful candidate will help lead our strong, respected, and effective “We’re Hiring! Directing Attorney, Health Team, Washington, D.C.”
Dual Eligibles in a number of California counties who are currently enrolled in either Medicare Advantage Plans or certain Duals Special Needs Plans (D-SNPS) may “County Specific D-SNP Fact Sheets for Advocates”
To us at Justice in Aging, there’s nothing controversial about affordable, accessible health care for all people as we age. Five years ago today—on March “Better Today, Thanks to the ACA”
Justice in Aging submitted extensive comments to the draft 2016 Call Letter for Medicare Part C and Part D plans to the Centers for Medicare “Comments Submitted for Medicare Part C and D”
July 2014 — One-year after the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in United States v. Windsor, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) continues to “CMS Releases More Windsor Guidance on Medicaid”