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2020 Priorities

NAELA's public policy priorities for 2020.

Medicaid Section 1115 Waivers

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Veterans Pension Final Rule

View important resources on the final rule from October 2018.

NAELA Litigation Data Bank

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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

Medicaid Emergency Authority Tracker: Approved State Actions to Address COVID-19
4/6/2020  Announcement
This page aggregates tracking information on approved Medicaid emergency authorities to address the COVID-19 Coronavirus emergency.
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Major COVID-19 Package Extends NAELA Priorities and More
4/1/2020  Announcement
A major package to address the impacts of COVID-19 passed by Congress last week.
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Virtual Notaries Across States
4/1/2020  Announcement
Several state legislatures are considering or have introduced emergency bills that would allow virtual notarization of documents.
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Aging and Disability Advocates Submit Letter to Hill on Policies Needed to Address COVID-19
3/17/2020  Announcement
The Disability and Aging Collaborative, which NAELA is a member, wrote on Monday to urge the Senate to pass H.R. 6201 as quickly as possible in response to the growing outbreak of COVID-19 across the United States.
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NAELA Raises Member Concerns on New Nursing Home Visitation Guidance to ACL
3/16/2020  Announcement
On a call with the Administration for Community Living and other aging organizations, NAELA staff raised members' concerns to the agency about the broad reach of CMS’s new visitation ban for nursing homes.
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NAELA Asks IRS for Guidance on SECURE Act
3/11/2020  Announcement
Last week, NAELA sent a letter to the IRS seeking guidance on Sec. 401 of the SECURE Act.
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