HCBS Life Plan/CCRC Skilled Nursing

Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Rule May Impact State Provider Tax Exemptions for CCRCs

On November 18, 2019, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released the proposed rule, “Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Regulation” (MFAR) which would make sweeping changes for Medicaid financing for state nursing homes and hospitals. The most significant change is to the use of provider taxes. The article below provided by LeadingAge’s Director of Home & Read More…

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DHCS Proposes Significant Changes to Medi-Cal Service Delivery

By Brenda Klüz, Senior Policy Consultant, LeadingAge California DHCS has released a proposal that makes sweeping changes to the way that Medi-Cal services are delivered – California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal initiative (CalAIM).  A snapshot of what this could mean for LeadingAge California members and communities includes: Moving all SNF, ICF-DD/H, ICF-DDN and pediatric/adult subacute Read More…

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Welcome New Member: Society for the Blind

Society for the Blind was founded in 1954 and today serves 27 counties in northern California. Our primary programming teaches individuals with vision loss how to carry out activities of daily living, provides training in professional/employment related skills, and offers support and guidance to adjust to living without eyesight. Core Blindness Skills focus on four Read More…

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Governor Newsom signs legislation to help build the Master Plan for Aging

Governor Gavin Newsom finished off the legislative session by signing SB 228 (Jackson) to support the implementation of the Master Plan for Aging. The legislation builds on his earlier executive order which will help prepare California for the approaching aging crisis. Specifically, the bill provides the California Department of Aging with tools to effectively implement Read More…