Advocates working with clients eligible for or enrolled in Medicare should be aware of two important opportunities with a March 31 deadline—the Medicare General Enrollment
On January 8, 2021, Governor Newsom released his January 2021–22 budget proposal. The proposal represents a good first step towards ensuring the health, safety, and
Summary: The December 2020 COVID Relief & Omnibus Spending Bill: What Advocates for Older Adults Need to Know
On December 27, 2020, the fourth COVID-19 relief package was signed into law. The $900 billion relief package, the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations
Fall is open enrollment time for both Medicare beneficiaries and enrollees in the Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Marketplaces for 2021 coverage. Medicare open enrollment
Our new Q&A on Changes to the Rules Implementing the Health Care Rights Law provides background on the Health Care Rights Law (Section 1557 of
In response to COVID-19, California has begun early release of some individuals from custody in state facilities. Obtaining appropriate health care coverage is one of
California has committed to developing a Master Plan for Aging in order to meet the needs of older adults today and for generations to come.
COVID-19 is putting a spotlight on our nation’s healthcare system—exposing both the ways in which programs that serve older adults are essential and the gaps.
Because older adults and people with disabilities and underlying and chronic health conditions are most at risk from both the COVID-19 virus and the range