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  1. LeadingAge Comments on VA’s Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC)

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) had issued a Request for Information (RFI) to solicit feedback from stakeholders on how to implement changes for the “Program of ...

  2. What a Shutdown Would Mean for HUD

    If Congress and President Trump do not enact a final FY19 HUD bill by midnight, December 21, funding for HUD will lapse and force a partial government shutdown (it is “partial” because Congress has enacted some of its FY19 appropriations bills, such as the one for the Department of Health and Human Services). LeadingAge ...

  3. A Closer Look at 2019 MA plan’s HCBS Supplemental Benefits

    The first report issued by the Long-Term Quality Alliance (LTQA) summarizes findings from interviews with seven Medicare Advantage organizations discussing how they approached the issue of whether or not to take advantage of ...

  4. Social Security Announces 2.8 Percent Benefit Increase for 2019

    According to the Social Security Administration, the 2.8 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin with ...

  5. 2019 OCAFs and Utility Allowance Factors Now Available

    The Operating Cost Adjustment Factors (OCAFs) for 2019 were published on November 23, 2018 in the Federal Register. These factors are used for adjusting or establishing Section 8 rents under the Multifamily Assisted Housing Reform and Affordability Act ...