Where do you want to live as you grow old and —very likely, at some point — lose the ability to take care of yourself? Probably, you want to remain at home, with necessary assistance along with ongoing contact with friends and family. Alternatively, you probably do not want to move into a nursing home.
When: Wednesday, June 17 at 2:00 p.m. ET/11:00 a.m. PT People dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid, including Qualified Medicare Beneficiaries (QMBs), have special protections “WEBINAR: Protecting Dual Eligibles from Balance Billing—What Advocates Need to Know”
When: Tuesday, June 9 at 2:00 p.m. ET/11:00 a.m. PT The new federal home and community-based services (HCBS) regulations offer an opportunity for states and “WEBINAR: Just Like Home: The Impact of the Federal HCBS Regulations on Older Adults”
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”
In this July tool for consumers, NSCLC shares four tips regarding state transition plans for new Medicaid HCBS regulations. States now are beginning to release “State Transition Plans for New Medicaid HCBS Regulations: Four Tips for Consumer Advocates”
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”
May 2014– A new issue brief authored by the National Senior Citizens Law Center describes Medi-Cal estate recovery and clarifies who could be subject to “ISSUE BRIEF: Estate Recovery Under Medi-Cal”
This paper is the first in a series of four papers designed to highlight pressing issues facing dual eligibles and provide recommendations to the Medicare-Medicaid “Ensuring Consumer Protection For Dual Eligibles in Integrated Models”