A new Justice in Aging primer: Medicaid Home- and Community-Based Services for Older Adults with Disabilities provides an overview of Medicaid HCBS, the institutional bias, “Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services for Older Adults with Disabilities: A Primer”
Center for Health Journalism: America’s Disability Lifelines are Badly Eroded When we Need Them Most (February 22, 2021) Thousands of poor Americans and those with “America’s Disability Lifelines are Badly Eroded When we Need Them Most”
The Philadelphia Inquirer: Trump Administration Proposes Social Security Rule Changes that Could Cut off Thousands of Disabled Recipients (December 12, 2019) The Trump administration is “Trump Administration Proposes Social Security Rule Changes that Could Cut off Thousands of Disabled Recipients”
A class action lawsuit filed today against Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration asserts that the state’s management of its Medicaid long-term care system violates “Advocacy Groups Sue State of Florida for Violating the Americans with Disabilities Act”
States require managed care plans who serve Medicaid enrollees to establish and maintain an internal grievance and appeal and fair hearing system. As states begin “Advocate Guide: Accessibility in Medicaid Managed Care”
Bloomberg Health: Are Uber and Lyft Ready for Medicare? (April 24, 2018) App-enabled ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft are eager to work with Medicare “Are Uber and Lyft Ready for Medicare?”
The misguided policy that nearly made Rosa Martinez homeless is rearing its ugly head again. Rosa Martinez, a California woman whose disability benefits were stopped because the Social Security Administration mistook her for a Florida woman with the same name, was Justice in Aging’s lead Plaintiff in the case Martinez v. Astrue.
The New York Times. An Unexpected Bingo Call: You Can’t Play (2/2/2015) In an article about disability discrimination in a continuing care retirement community, NSCLC’s “AN UNEXPECTED CALL”