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5 Things Florida: Health care workforce, Care for elders, Community partnerships

| May 6, 2022 | Florida

We are now less than two weeks out from the 2022 Florida State of Reform Health Policy Conference! We’re thrilled to be able to bring you 2 keynotes, 15 breakout sessions, and close to 60 curated speakers who will talk through some of the most pressing issues facing Florida's health care system. In...[ Read More ]

CHCF report: Better data collection for HCBS usage is critical to addressing disparities in the program

| Dec 22, 2021 | California

This month, the California Health Care Foundation (CHCF) published a research report titled “Using Data for Good: Toward More Equitable Home and Community-Based Services in Medi-Cal.” The report focuses on Medi-Cal Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) and Medi-Cal-funded long-term care, and intends to support state policymakers and stakeholders in ensuring...[ Read More ]

Bills to improve long-term care signed into law

| May 28, 2021 | Colorado

Today, Governor Polis signed into law the third of three bills this legislative session aimed at improving how Colorado administers and delivers long-term care services and supports to members enrolled in Colorado Medicaid. Today’s bill signing for HB21-1227 authorizes the Department of Health Care Policy & Financing (the Department) to develop clear...[ Read More ]

CDPHE releases amendment to public health order for long-term care facilities

Michael Goldberg | Apr 21, 2020 | Colorado

Today the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) released an amendment to Public Health Order 20-20.  The amendment requires that long-term care facilities, including residential care facilities, nursing homes and assisted living residences, submit COVID-19 prevention and response plans by May 1, 2020, to halt the spread of...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Sarah Steenhausen, The SCAN Foundation

Emily Boerger | Jun 14, 2019 | California

Sarah Steenhausen is the Senior Policy Advisor at the SCAN Foundation. She joins us in this edition of "What They're Watching" to discuss the CA Master Plan for aging and key elements the plan will need to be effective. “Well, at the SCAN Foundation our primary focus is more broadly...[ Read More ]

Lawmakers pass series of Kupuna Caucus bills

Emily Boerger | Apr 17, 2019 | Hawaii

On Tuesday, Hawaii state lawmakers passed four Kupuna Caucus bills, aimed at supporting elder services in Hawaii. The four bills appropriate additional funds for the Kupuna Care and Kupuna Caregivers Programs, the Healthy Aging Partnership program, and a position dedicated to Alzheimer’s and related dementia services coordination.     The...[ Read More ]