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  1. Breaking Advocacy News - Week of August 14, 2017

    Lance Robertson of Oklahoma new head of Aging and Disability for HHS LeadingAge is pleased to announce that Lance Robertson, Director of Aging Services for Oklahoma, has been confirmed ...

  2. Breaking Advocacy News - Week of July 24, 2017

    CY2018 Home Health Rule Changes Payment System The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the proposed CY2018 prospective payment system (PPS) rate update that reduces overall spending and proposes the implementation of the home health groupings model (HHGM) in 2019. To learn more about this ...

  3. Breaking Advocacy News - Week of July 17, 2017

    Committee Adopts “RAD for PRAC” Authority Legislative language, championed by Representative Mike Quigley (D-IL) to expand HUD’s Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) to include Section 202 communities with Project Rental Assistance Contracts (PRACs), was included in the manager’s amendment ...

  4. President Appoints New Leadership for Aging Services

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

  5. Breaking Advocacy News - Week of June 19, 2017

    LeadingAge Members Hold Rally to Oppose Medicaid Cuts LeadingAge members Menorah Park and Montefiore of Beechwood, Ohio, held a rally with their residents, family members, and board members to protest the proposed cuts in Medicaid being considered by Congress, generating 600 letters to their senator, Rob Portman ...