By David Gorn, California Healthline, 5/10/13
The Department of Health Care Services announced this week that the Cal MediConnect duals demonstration project will not start until at least January, 2014, a delay from its previous expected launch date in October, 2013.
Advocates for seniors’ health care yesterday praised the decision, saying the extra three months will go a long way toward pulling all of the disparate pieces of Cal MediConnect into place. Read more
CDCAN DISABILITY RIGHTS REPORT
CALIFORNIA DISABILITY COMMUNITY ACTION NETWORK
#009-2013 – February 12, 2013 – Tuesday Night
California State Budget:
LEGISLATURE GEARS UP FOR BUDGET SUBCOMMITTEE HEARINGS BEGINNING IN EARLY MARCH
Reid and Pelosi Appoint Members of LTC Commission
Leading Age, February 6, 2013
Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) have announced their appointments to the Long-Term Care Commission created by the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 in lieu of the CLASS Act insurance program.
The congressional commission is charged with making recommendations to Congress on long-term care for the elderly and people with disabilities. Read the rest of this entry »
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