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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 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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NAELA Responds to Senate Inquiry on Guardianship
7/25/2018  Announcement
The Senate Special Committee on Aging plans to focus its 2018 annual report on Guardianship. The Committee sent a letter to stakeholders related to several lines of inquiry, such as what actions can be taken to prevent the abuse and exploitation of i
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NAELA Joins Advocates Urging CMS to Deny FL's Harmful Request to End Prior Quarter Coverage
6/13/2018  Announcement
NAELA joined other organizations in a letter urging the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to deny Florida’s proposed Section 1115 waiver of Medicaid prior quarter coverage.
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New Webpage on Section 1115 Waivers
6/6/2018  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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Advocacy/Public Policy: The Program to Get People Out of Nursing Homes Expired
4/1/2018  News Article
Ensuring individuals with disabilities of all ages get services in the least restrictive setting is a top NAELA priority.
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