Policy Positions

Welcome to the Policy page for LeadingAge national.

Part of being the trusted voice for aging is advocating for policies that remove barriers to care, develop new services, improve reimbursement, and make this country a better place to grow old. LeadingAge's advocacy team regularly meets with lawmakers to educate them on the policy issues that impact our provider organizations, their employees, and the residents and families they serve.

Take a look at our current top policy positions below and keep track of our weekly activities in the Breaking Advocacy News section, find out the latest Regulatory Information and make your voice heard by one of many Grassroots activities.

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  1. HUD Guidance Forthcoming on PRAC Rent Increases

    LeadingAge has learned that given the number of Section 202 communities with Project Rental Assistance Contracts (PRACs) that requested larger rent increases to prepare for recapitalization in fiscal year 2019 (FY19), HUD plans to develop new guidance for HUD staff to evaluate these requests and prioritize those properties ...

  2. 2020 Medicare Part B Therapy Rate Tool Available

    Now available for members is the 2020 Medicare Part B therapy rate calculator. You must be logged in with member access to view content on this page.

  3. What Have We Done for You Lately? – December 2019

    Here’s an overview of our work for you in December 2019.

  4. Appropriations Bill "Easter Eggs"

    This article highlights some other aspects of the package that relate to LeadingAge’s policy priorities. Workforce Included in the explanatory statement ...

  5. CMS Extends Comment Period for Medicaid Financing Proposal

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced on December 30 that the agency is extending the comment period for the Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Rule (MFAR) proposal by ...