The Tennessee Senate Health and Welfare Committee unanimously approved a bill on Wednesday that would expand long-term care services for qualified elderly TennCare recipients throughout the state. Senate Bill 459—sponsored by Sen. Bo Watson (R-Hixson)—would require the Division of TennCare to establish a statewide program for all-inclusive care for the elderly (PACE). The bill would … Read more

Miami Jewish Health is advocating for bills that would supplement the healthcare workforce and support responsible guidelines for Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) growth during this legislative session.      Miami Jewish Health specializes in senior care, providing long-term, cognitive mental health, nursing home, assisted living, home, and low-income senior housing care … Read more

Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) officials are planning to expand program services throughout Oregon.     Jane-Ellen Weidanz—Medicaid Long-term Services and Supports Manager with the Department of Human Services’ Office of Aging & People with Disabilities—discussed PACE plans during a House Interim Committee on Human Services meeting on Thursday. PACE is available … Read more

Ahead of the new Behavioral Health Administration’s go-live date in June 2022, Gov. Polis recently announced the appointment of Colorado’s first-ever behavioral health commissioner, Dr. Morgan Medlock, who will oversee the agency. Expect behavioral health to be a central focus in the 2022 legislative session, which begins today. Rep. Mary Bradfield recently spoke with State of Reform about her work on … Read more