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Bi-Partisan Senate Bill Introduced to Amend CNA Training Lock-Out
LeadingAge is pleased to announce our support for S. 2993, the Ensuring Seniors Access to Quality Care Act, introduced by Senators Mark Warner (D-VA) and Tim Scott (R-SC). This bill is similar to H.R. 4468, the Nursing Home Workforce Quality Act, in that both bills eliminate the automatic loss of certified nurse training authority ...
Nursing Homes: LeadingAge Tells Senate More Punishment Won't Work
The committee's jurisdiction includes Medicare and Medicaid, giving it responsibility for nursing home payment systems at the federal level as well as the oversight system under OBRA '87. The committee's Chair and Ranking Member, Senators Charles Grassley (R-IA) and Ron Wyden (D-OR), both have long-standing interest in nursing ...
Workforce Shortages: Bold Solutions from LeadingAge
The IMAGINE initiative offers a path forward for policy makers who want to help providers of aging services address growing workforce challenges.
House Roundtable on Tenant Empowerment
On December 5, LeadingAge participated in an invitation-only roundtable with House Financial Services Chair Maxine Waters (D-CA), Representatives Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) and Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) to discuss a draft Tenant Empowerment Act.
Aging Services Issues: Capitol Hill Status
The federal government is now operating under a continuing resolution set to expire on December 20. By then, the congressional leadership needs to work out a longer-term spending agreement to prevent a pre-holiday government shutdown. This end-of-the-year spending measure may well become the proverbial “Christmas tree”, a ...