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Legislative Budget Conference Committee Ends “#SeniorPenalty”

Yesterday, the 2019 Budget Conference Committee of the California Legislature produced its list of actions. The Committee agreed to adopt Governor Newsom’s subsidy levels and allocate an additional $450 million (General Fund) over three years to fully fund the cost of the standard premium for seniors and adults with disabilities for the Medi-Cal program with Read More…

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HSAG to Offer Two Conferences Focusing on California’s Opioid Crisis

LeadingAge California is pleased to partner with the Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG) to offer two full-day conferences dealing with the impact and implications of the use of opioid medications in senior living and care settings. The Medicare population has among the highest and fastest growing rates of diagnosed opioid use disorders. At these two Read More…

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LeadingAge Member Survey Coming Soon!

On June 6, check your inboxes for LeadingAge National’s member survey!  Member organizations will receive one survey for each of their service lines. Each survey will arrive by email. We are asking you to take 10-12 minutes out of your day to complete the survey. Doing so ensures LeadingAge receives quality data to help design Read More…

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Nonprofit “Parking Lot” Tax Fix Bill Introduced

The recent tax reform legislation included a widely recognized error in the unrelated business income tax (UBIT) provisions, which would require nonprofit organizations to pay taxes on fringe benefits such as paid parking for staff. A coalition at the federal level has been working on the issue and a bipartisan bill was just introduced by Read More…

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Few SNFs Submit Staffing Waivers in First Year Analysis

by Brenda Klutz, Senior Policy Advisor A total of 584 facilities submitted staffing waiver requests for the first-year implementation of this new process.  These waiver requests covered July 1, 2018 through June 30th of 2019.  344 facilities submitted workforce shortage waiver requests; 115 of those requests were approved [33%]. 390 facilities submitted patient needs waiver Read More…