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  1. Leaked Documents Show Massive HUD Cuts Contemplated

    According to the leaked documents, HUD is contemplating asking Congress for a $42 million cut to the Section 202 program, whose renewal funding need in fiscal year 2017 is $412 million. Funding for Service Coordinator renewals and Senior Preservation Rental Assistance Contracts comprise the rest of the $505 million Section 202 ...

  2. Statement: ACA Repeal and Replace Legislation

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 7, 2017 Contact: Amanda Marr, 202-508-1219, amarr@leadingage.org The ACA repeal and replace legislation introduced yesterday would change the Medicaid financing structure by converting it to a capped allotment of federal funds to the ...

  3. Capitol Reflections - Week of March 6, 2017

    ACA Repeal and Replace The American Health Care Act was introduced on Monday, March 6. This legislation repeals portions of the Affordable Care Act and makes drastic changes to federal obligations under the Medicaid program, permanently capping payments regardless of cost and shifting risks to states, providers, and ...

  4. Bill Would Expand, Improve Housing Credit

    Upon the bill’s introduction, Senator Cantwell released a report, describing the nation’s need for more affordable housing, including housing for older adults. “If we do nothing,” the report says, “the number of seniors experiencing housing unaffordability will increase nearly 60% by 2025.” ...

  5. OSHA Requests Input on Prevention of Workplace Violence

    In connection with its consideration of a possible standard, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is asking health care providers, including specifically nursing and residential care facilities, for input on the scope and types of controls that might be required to protect their employees from incidents of ...