Category: Advocacy

February 1, 2017

Highlights of the budget schedule include:   February 2: Committee of the Whole briefing on the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) February 8 to March 16: Agency performance oversight hearings April 4: Mayor submits the budget April 6: Mayor briefs the Council on the budget April 10 to May 11: Agency budget hearings May 12:…

February 1, 2017

LeadingAge will hold “Medicaid Call-in Days” from February 1-3, giving LeadingAge service providers and the elders they serve the opportunity to engage with their lawmakers and urge them to oppose fundamental changes to Medicaid.  Instructions and talking points can be found here

January 24, 2017

We know that our Nursing Home members are working hard to prepare and comply with the new CMS Requirements of Participation (RoPs).  In order to assist Nursing Home members with this process, LeadingAge and LeadingAge DC have contracted with Pathways, a consulting firm.  Together we are creating tools (P&P templates, checklists, etc.).  As these tools are developed, we will post…

January 9, 2017

  Legislative successes: In 2016, three measures we strongly supported passed Congress – Older Americans Act reauthorization: S. 192, signed into law on April 19. Enactment of this measure culminates five years of direct and grassroots lobbying on this issue. The OAA funds home- and community-based services including nutrition and transportation. Rural Healthcare Connectivity Act: S….