Here are three quick take-aways from our first look at today’s United States Census Income and Poverty report. 1. Women over 75 are at particular “Senior Poverty in Today’s Census Report”
For the first time, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published a plan to address health equity in Medicare. The plan, developed by the Office of Minority Health, will focus on populations that experience barriers to accessing care and lower quality of care. These include rural residents, Limited English Proficiency (LEP) individuals, racial and ethnic minorities, people with disabilities, and LGBT individuals. The plan aims to reduce health disparities in four years, and focuses on six priorities.
When: Tuesday, June 23 at 11:00 a.m. PT/2:00 p.m. ET On May 27, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule “WEBINAR: Medicaid Managed Care Rules: Key Considerations for Aging Advocates”
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”
In these August Fact Sheets, Justice in Aging developed county-specific fact sheets that summarize the D-SNP policy and outline for advocates how beneficiaries are impacted “Understanding the Duals Special Needs Plan Policy”
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”
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”
Posted on 2011/04/07 In a victory for advocates for people with limited English proficiency, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services adopted final rule requiring “CMS Requiring Medicare Plans to Translate Materials”