It is a little-known fact that many people who are eligible for low-cost health insurance coverage or financial help to pay for health care services remain unenrolled.
We’re urging federal lawmakers to make a substantial investment in home care to help people remain in their homes and communities as they age.
Nancy LeaMond, de AARP, describe algunas victorias recientes para las personas de 50 años o más que merecen atención, como la extensión de la cobertura de telesalud de Medicare.
We sent a letter to lawmakers ahead of a Wednesday hearing on expanding home care options, calling for more investments into home- and community-based care.
There is both an opportunity and an imperative to redesign the next Scorecard. This tool has the potential to draw further attention to critical issues in LTSS exposed by the COVID-19 crisis and help states build and maintain momentum in their efforts to modernize their LTSS systems.
While states are offering consumers more choices for long-term services and supports (LTSS), we still have far to go to balance institutional care and home and community-based services (HCBS). Now there is a major opportunity to pick up the pace of that change.
Presumptive eligibility expands consumer choice and can empower consumers to access public funded home and community-based services without lengthy determination delays.
Expanding Medicaid coverage in non-expansion states will provide access to needed health care and treatment for millions of adults during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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