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Call TODAY - ACA Repeal Vote on House Floor Tomorrow
Members from MD and DC participating in Lobby Day 2017 Tomorrow, ...
Capitol Reflections - Week of March 20, 2017
LeadingAge Lobbies on Capitol Hill Today, almost 400 LeadingAge members will visit 300 members of Congress as part of LeadingAge’s 2017 PEAK Summit Lobby Day. The timing couldn’t be better. The House of Representatives is expected to vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act on Thursday. Of particular concern ...
White House: Cut HUD by More than 13%
The request seeks $40.7 billion for HUD in FY18. This is 13% below HUD's FY16 level and 15% below the average of the House Appropriations Committee-passed and Senate-passed FY17 HUD bill (and even lower still than ...
New Medicare Observation Days Legislation
Medicare beneficiaries continue to experience outpatient hospital stays "for observation" lasting far longer than the 24 hours called for in Medicare regulations. Although their hospitalizations may last for many days, these beneficiaries are not admitted as inpatients and therefore do not meet the three-day hospital ...
Concerns About Proposed FY18 Budget
The proposal calls for deep cuts to federal agencies responsible for programs that provide bedrock support for people to be able to remain in their homes and communities as they age. Funding for federal housing programs would be reduced by 13% below the fiscal 2016 level. The OMB budget proposal provided no details ...