The agreement between the state of Massachusetts and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services shows how much work still needs to be done…
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.
May 4, 2011 –In a press release, NSCLC said that there are numerous consumer protection problems that could be exacerbated by such a change. Read “Changing Medicaid Could Cause Problems for Assisted Living Consumers”
Published on 2011/04/26 The result of block granting Medicaid would mean taking health care coverage away from millions of low-income older adults and people with “Medicaid Block Grants Mean Low Income Older Adults Could Lose Benefits”