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2018 Priorities

NAELA's public policy priorities for 2018.

Medicaid Section 1115 Waivers

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Veterans Pension Final Rule

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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

House Full Committee Approves Top NAELA Priority
9/19/2018  Announcement
The House Energy and Commerce approved H.R. 5306, the Empower Care Act, last Thursday.
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Effective October 18: VA’s New Rule for Pension Benefits
9/17/2018  Announcement
On Tuesday, September 18, the Department of Veteran’s Affairs published its final rule related to net worth, asset transfers, and income exclusions for needs-based benefits.
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Trump Administration Completes Review of Rule to Restrict VA Benefits
9/12/2018  Announcement
In early 2015, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) issued proposed regulations related to the administration of its needs-based pension program.
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House Subcommittee Approves Top NAELA Priority
9/11/2018  Announcement
The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health approved H.R. 5306, the Empower Care Act, as amended last Friday.
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NAELA Delivers Input on LTSS Coverage Legislation
8/1/2018  Announcement
Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ), Ranking Member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, unveiled ambitious draft legislation to provide for a cash benefit for long-term services and supports under Medicare.
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Indiana Chapter Helps Secure Court Victory on SNT Case
8/1/2018  Announcement
Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ), Ranking Member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, unveiled ambitious draft legislation to provide for a cash benefit for long-term services and supports under Medicare.
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