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What Have We Done for You Lately? – May 2018
LeadingAge was in full celebratory mode during May as we marked Older Americans Month, our annual opportunity to pause and reflect on the important contributions that older adults make to our nation. We launched a social media campaign to shine a spotlight on the month’s “Engage at Every Age” theme. We also honored older Americans by working throughout the month to support the work of LeadingAge members and to speak out for the people you serve.
Survey: Many Americans Financially Unprepared for Retirement
The Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households in 2017 was based on a sample of 12,000 individuals who responded to an on-line survey in late 2017. The report covers a number of issue areas - employment, income, unexpected expenses, ...
SNF PPS Proposed Rule: LeadingAge Developing Comments
In addition to payment updates, changes to the SNF Value-based Payment program and SNF Quality Reporting program, and an opportunity to influence what is excluded from consolidated billing in the future, the proposed rule also includes a proposal for a comprehensive change to how SNFs are paid called the patient drive payment ...
Fighting Fraud Against Older Adults
According to the Government Accountability Office, financial fraud targeting older Americans is a growing epidemic that costs seniors an estimated $2.9 billion annually. Moreover, according to the Senate Aging Committee ...
LeadingAge Celebrates Veterans Services Bill
The bill, whose full title is the Veterans Affairs (VA) Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks (MISSION) Act, includes an additional $5.2 billion appropriation for the VA CHOICE Program (VCP), ahead of a funding shortfall that was expected on May 31. LeadingAge strongly supports ...