HousingMedicaid Redesign Team 2 Launches with Focus on Long-Term Care
The first meeting of the MRT 2 highlighted growth in LTC spending, and an LTC Advisory Group was named. Public hearings began with meetings in New York City last week and Rochester this week.
- 15 hours ago
HousingHUD Seeks 15 Percent Cut, But More for 202
LeadingAge National summarizes FY21 HUD request, which would eliminate the HOME and CDBG programs and the national Housing Trust Fund; essentially eliminate public housing as we know it today; cut homeless assistance grants; and fail to provide enough funding for voucher renewals in FY21.
- 7 days ago
HousingNew HUD Guidance on Reasonable Accommodations/Assistance Animals
Guidance clarifies “how housing providers can comply with the Fair Housing Act when assessing a person’s request to have an animal in housing to provide assistance because of a disability.”
- 14 days ago
HousingLeadingAge NY Issues Detailed Summary of Executive Budget
SFY 2020-21 proposed budget includes several provisions affecting LeadingAge NY members.
- 21 days ago
HousingSeniors Count: Have You Received Your 2020 Census Group Quarters Advance Contact?
Between Feb. 3rd and March 6, 2020, Census Bureau representatives will be calling nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and hospice residences to explain the 2020 Census enumeration process, collect certain identifying information about the facility, obtain the facility's preferred enumeration method, and schedule a date and time for the Census Bureau to visit the facility to conduct the enumeration, if necessary.
- 7 days ago
HousingCMS Releases Proposed Medicare Advantage and PACE Regulations and Rate-Setting Updates
On Feb. 5th, CMS released two important notices signaling its approach to rate-setting for MA plans and PACE programs for CY 2021 and 2022 and codifying in regulations various requirements pertaining to plan finances, benefits, quality measurement, and beneficiary rights.
- 8 days ago
HousingAdministration Efforts on Fair Housing, CRA, and Public Charge
LeadingAge National expresses concern that changes will weaken communities’ obligations to fair housing, lessen resources for affordable housing, and discourage older adults from receiving needed assistance.
- 14 days ago
HousingEmployers Now Banned from Asking Prospective Hires About Salary History
Effective Jan. 6, 2020, employers are prohibited from asking job applicants about their past salary, compensation, or benefits and from relying on salary history to determine pay rates. Employers may ask applicants for their salary expectations for the position, instead of asking what they earned in the past.
- 28 days ago
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