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The House Appropriations Committee has approved a $400 million increase in dementia research at the National Institutes of Health for fiscal year 2018.
A few nursing home companies have begun selling their own private insurance policies on the Medicare Advantage market
The Senate GOP has pulled the plug on its most recent attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
A recent report from the Government Accountability Office found one-quarter of reviewed plans had disproportionality high numbers of sicker people dropping out.
GOP senators make a few big changes to the BCRA bill but stick to their guns on tax repeals and cuts to Medicaid.
Blogger Kathleen Mears writes legislators about how the proposed healthcare legislation would affect her and fellow nursing home residents.
The Senate’s proposed healthcare bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act, calls for deep cuts to Medicaid. The program pays for about two-thirds of the 1.4 million seniors who live in nursing homes.
The Senate’s version of healthcare reform would cut federal deficit, but also would make deep cuts to Medicaid at the federal and state levels.
Lawmakers have successfully extended a moratorium to restrict assisted living facilities from entering the market.
Texas legislators approved several bills in the final hours of session that will affect seniors and the long-term industry through nursing home quality reforms, improve access to healthcare and help families.
How could the proposed AHCA legislation affect older adults? What could happen to Medicaid and the ability to find insurance coverage? We explain the actual CBO report section by section.
The president’s 2018 budget includes a proposal for more than $610 billion in Medicaid cuts over the next decade.