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NAELA provides its members’ subject-matter expertise to policymakers on issues confronting the elderly and persons with disabilities. Learn the latest from our Advocacy Update below. Questions? Contact NAELA Sr. Manager, Public Policy David Goldfarb.

Advocacy Updates

NAELA Celebrates Passage of Latest COVID-19 Relief Package
1/15/2021  Press Release
The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) praises the U.S. Senate for passage of the latest COVID-19 relief package. The relief package will aid in three of NAELA’s top public policy priorities for 2021.
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NAELA Advocacy Victories in Latest COVID-19 Package
12/28/2020  Announcement
Congress passed a massive 5,500+ page package that contained additional COVID-19 relief, appropriations for the remainder of the fiscal year, a deal on ameliorating surprise medical bills, and an extension expiring of health and tax policies.
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NAELA Joins AARP to Urge Making 7.5 Percent Medical Expense Deduction Permanent
12/16/2020  Announcement
In a letter to Congress led by AARP, NAELA and 50 other organizations urged them to include making permanent the lower 7.5 percent threshold for the medical expense deduction in any end of year legislative package.
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Aging Advocates Write to Biden-Harris Transition COVID-19 Advisory Board
12/9/2020  Announcement
NAELA joined a letter spearheaded by Justice in Aging to the Biden-Harris Transition COVID-19 Advisory Board.
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NAELA Warns on HHS 'SUNSET' Proposal
12/8/2020  Announcement
In November, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) proposed a rule, “Securing Updated and Necessary Statutory Evaluations Timely (SUNSET)," which would end most regulations after 10 years, unless “HHS performs a plenary assessment of the
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NAELA Organizes Letter on Harms Caused by Medicaid Estate Recovery
12/1/2020  Announcement
NAELA, working with Justice in Aging, the National Health Law Program (NHeLP), the California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR), and the Western Center on Law and Poverty drafted a letter signed by 31 organizations to the Medicaid and CHIP Pa
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