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  1. 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 ...

  2. Breaking Advocacy News - Week of August 21, 2017

    Medicare Red Tape Comments Due Friday LeadingAge is busy preparing our comments to send to the Ways and Means Committee Medicare Red Tape Relief Project and encourage members to submit your ideas too!  The committee is working with CMS and is looking for both regulatory and legislative solutions. LeadingAge will ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...