By Directing Attorney of Health Jennifer Goldberg and Borchard Fellow Catherine Bourque Sandy had a good job as a registered nurse, and a middle class standard “New Legislation in Congress Seeks to Bolster Access to Medicare for Low-Income Seniors and Persons with Disabilities”
In January 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the first ever evaluation of the Financial Alignment Initiative (FAI) known as the “The Duals Demonstration: A First Glimpse at Lessons Learned”
Over 220 advocates, partners, supporters, attorneys, friends, and family members joined us at our sold-out award reception, Celebrate Justice in Aging, at City Club Los Angeles. The event was a chance for us to celebrate our new name, recognize shared commitment to fighting senior poverty, and rally together for Justice in Aging for all people.
In this September 2014 Fact Sheet, Justice in Aging shares guidance on protecting clients when providers in California balance bill dual eligibles illegally.
July 2013 — The Advocate’s Guide to California’s Coordinated Care Initiative helps advocates understand the Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI), a new state program changing the way “Advocate’s Guide on California’s Coordinated Care Initiative”
OAKLAND, CA — In a joint letter to both the Medicare-Medicaid Coordination office at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the California Department “NSCLC Joins 40 Organizations Concerned with Cal MediConnect”
(11/16/11) A new issue brief from NSCLC says that dual eligibles who qualify for the Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB) program often go without needed care “QMB Program Needs Fixes to Operate Effectively”
(10/4/11) An issue brief from the National Senior Citizens Law Center entitled “Building an Integrated Appeals System for Dual Eligibles,” recommends that as the Centers “Appeals Processes Need to be Integrated for Dual Eligibles”
(8/23/11) Medicare and Medicaid Alignment: Challenges and Opportunities for Serving Dual Eligibles. In another NSCLC Issue brief, simple fixes are suggested to several problems dual “Dual Eligibles Encounter Problems Accessing Needed Benefits”