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  1. Breaking Advocacy News - Week of October 23, 2017

    Medical Expense Deduction on the Line Congress is considering major tax reform that could include changes to tax provisions particularly important to older adults. One of these essential tax issues is the medical and long-term care expense deduction. Losing this important deduction would hurt many older ...

  2. President Appoints New Leadership for Aging Services

    LeadingAge is pleased President Trump has appointed Lance Allen Robertson of ...

  3. Breaking Advocacy News - Week of September 18, 2017

    Niles Godes, SVP of congressional affairs, joins Senators Schumer and Schatz to oppose the Graham-Cassidy bill at a press conference on Capitol Hill LeadingAge, Lutheran ...

  4. Breaking Advocacy News - Week of September 11, 2017

    MACPAC Returns After Summer Break Hot on the heels of MedPAC’s meeting last week, MACPAC also returns from their summer hiatus at the end of this week. Given the interest in Medicaid reforms from the health care reform debate earlier in the ...

  5. Breaking Advocacy News - Week of September 4, 2017

    MedPAC Returns After Summer Break With the return of Congress from their August recess, MedPAC meetings also return from their summer hiatus. The September meeting begins the process towards developing the annual March Report to the Congress. Of particular interest for LeadingAge are agenda ...