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CDCAN: IHSS OVERTIME STAKEHOLDER MEETINGS BY DEPT OF SOCIAL SERVICES SET FOR JULY 28, 29 & AUG 11TH

SACRAMENTO, CA (CDCAN LAST UPDATED 07/23/2014 – 06:37 AM) – The Department of Social Services, the state agency that oversees statewide the In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) program that serves over 460,000 children and adults with disabilities, mental health needs, the blind and seniors, is convening three public stakeholder meetings at the Department of Social Services building in Sacramento on July 28th, 29th  and August 11th from 1:00 to 3:00 PM covering how the State will implement overtime for IHSS workers. 372 more words

Seniors

The Washington Post: Federal undercover investigation signs up fake applicants for ACA coverage, subsidies

By Amy Goldstein

In undercover tests of the new federal health insurance marketplace, government investigators have been able to procure health plans and federal subsidies for fake applicants with fictitious documents, according to findings that will be disclosed to lawmakers Wednesday. 137 more words

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California Healthline: Older LGBT Patients Have Unique Set of Medicare, Medi-Cal Benefit Issues

by David Gorn

In a webinar yesterday covering the broken and pitted ground of same-sex benefits for seniors in Medicare and Medicaid, senior advocates said the legitimacy of a spouse can be an extremely important factor in eligibility cases. 69 more words

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NY Times: To Prevent Surprise Bills, New Health Law Rules Could Widen Insurer Networks

By ROBERT PEAR 

 

Joshua P. Worth and his wife, Maureen Weiss, in Los Angeles with their children, Talula, left, and Stanley. The couple chose a health plan after checking to make sure it included their obstetrician and pediatrician, only to discover later it did not.  166 more words

Seniors

Cal Duals - Enrollment Data

Remember you may find Cal MediConnect enrollment data that is regularly updated at this link: 

http://www.calduals.org/enrollment-data/

Seniors

California Health Report: State Senate to Aging Californians: We Care

By Matt Perry

While the state Assembly has a committee dedicated to aging and long-term care, the State Senate hasn’t had one since it disappeared from the Committee on Health along with termed out sponsor Elaine Alquist at the end of 2012. 124 more words

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