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  1. Understanding the Economic Status of Older Americans (Podcast)

    The LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston is studying the economic and demographic profiles of American older adults, at the behest of the National Council on Aging (NCOA). In this podcast, LeadingAge interviewed ...

  2. Money Follows the Person Demonstration Bill Advances

    On September 7, 2018, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health approved six bipartisan health care bills. The full Energy and Commerce Committee is expected to consider the bills on September 13. One of the proposals the “Ensuring Medicaid Provides Opportunities for Widespread Equity, Resources (EMPOWER) ...

  3. LeadingAge Meets with CMS SNF QRP Staff

    CMS staff shared that less than 2% of the 15,191 Skilled Nursing Facilities(SNFs) received a noncompliance letter and of those that did, roughly 50% submitted a request for reconsideration and supporting documentation. CMS granted reconsideration for about half of those SNFs who requested it stating they had made a compelling ...

  4. The AgingWell Hub: a Collaboration to Benefit Older Adults and Their Caregivers

    It’s a cold and rainy day as Allison helps her mother, 82-year-old Greta, into the car to transport her to yet another doctor’s appointment. After the doctor, the 2 will again brave the elements, this time for a quick stop at the grocery store, to make sure the kitchen is stocked. Up since long before dawn, Allison ...

  5. LeadingAge Speaks Up for Nursing Homes

    The subcommittee hearing featured only three witnesses, representing the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Government Accountability Office, and the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General. The subcommittee's announcement of the hearing discussed the deaths in the Hollywood ...