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Electronic Notarization Across States

Tracking of electronic notary legislation, executive orders, and guidance.

2021 Priorities

NAELA's public policy priorities for 2021.

Medicaid Section 1115 Waivers

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Welcome to NAELA Advocacy

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

The Better Care Better Jobs Act Would Transform Long-Term Care for the Better
6/30/2021  Press Release
Last week, Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) and Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI) introduced the Better Care Better Jobs Act, which would vastly expand Medicaid home and community-based services (HCBS). The legislation forms the basis of President Biden’s $400 billion
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Updates to Section 1115 Waivers Webpage
5/3/2021  Announcement
On March 14, 2017 the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services signaled its intent to allow states to transform their Medicaid program using Section 1115 Waiver authority. This led to a wave of states seeking harmful restrictions by waiver.
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Issue Brief on Medicaid Estate Recovery
4/12/2021  Announcement
NAELA, along with Justice and Aging and other advocacy organizations, has published an issue brief on the Medicaid estate recovery program.
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National Health Law Program (NHeLP) Presentation on Updates to Emergency Medicaid Waivers and Mainte
3/3/2021  Announcement
Last week, NHeLP presented during NAELA's monthly state advocacy call and gave an update on different emergency Medicaid waivers, including 1115, 1135, and 1915 (c) Appendix K.
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NAELA Joins Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Medicaid Waiver Case
3/3/2021  Announcement
NAELA joined an amicus brief representing aging and disability organizations in U.S. Supreme Court case Cochran v. Gresham, which will consider whether the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) had the authority to approve restrictive Section
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