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What Have We Done for You Lately? – January 2018
January was a busy month at LeadingAge, as we solidified plans for the New Year, helped members navigate a government shutdown, represented your interests on important advisory groups, and released a host of resources to help you do your work. Follow the links below to learn more.
Initial Approval for 40 States' HCBS State Transition Plans
To date 40 states have received initial approval and 7 states received final approval of their state transition plan.
LeadingAge & State Partners Meet With CMS on Limits to Medicaid AL & ADC
LeadingAge staff, along with staff from LeadingAge Minnesota, New York and Nebraska and the Adult Day Health Care (ADHC) Council had a conference call meeting with the Directors of the Disabled and Elderly Health Programs Group at CMS to discuss the HCBS Settings Rule FAQ for new construction, and specifically CMS encouraging states to limit the growth of Adult Day and Assisted Living co-located in or on the grounds of a nursing home.
Breaking Advocacy News - Week of January 29, 2018
LeadingAge Responds to the 2018 State of the Union The President's speech didn't specifically mention anything relating to long-term services and supports. However, we are encouraged by the call for bipartisan approaches to issues confronting our country. As we always have, we plan to work this year with the ...
You Can Fight Back Against Cybercriminals
Aging services organizations are embroiled in a fierce battle to keep their digital systems safe from cybercriminals. In the second part of our series on cybersecurity, chief information officers at 3 organizations offer tips to help you win that battle.