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California Healthline: Auditor's Report Shows 'Symbiotic Relationship' in Medi-Cal Managed Care

by David Gorn

The seeming reluctance by state officials to closely monitor Medi-Cal managed care plans is troubling, said Gerald Kominski, director of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. 141 more words

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NY Times: Medicare and Medicaid at 50

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

Medicare and Medicaid, the two mainstays of government health insurance, turn 50 this month, having made it possible for most Americans in poverty and old age to get medical care. 108 more words

Seniors

California Healthline: Supreme Court Ripples in California

The Supreme Court decision on Thursday upholding the legality of federal subsidies in health benefit exchanges in 34 states did not directly pertain to California. This state was one of 16 that established its own exchange, Covered California. 94 more words

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Bloomberg View: Why Medicare Needs a Safety Net

By The Editors 

It’s a little awkward to defend something that doesn’t yet exist. But the Independent Payment Advisory Board is in danger of being killed before it’s born, thanks to a… 166 more words

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The Hill: Why the Older Americans Act matters to citizens of all ages

By Larry Minnix, president and CEO of LeadingAge 

May was Older Americans Month, a time when many in the U.S. celebrate the contributions that older Americans continue to make in our communities. 169 more words

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TIME: California, Where Brown and Gray America Collide

Fernando Torres-Gil / Zocalo Public Square

Two of the country’s fastest growing populations are learning how to embrace change

It was like being in a foreign country. 192 more words

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Madison County Courier: Hanna Pushes Congress to Renew Older Americans Act

Canastota, NY – June 2015) On June 19, U.S. Representative Richard Hanna called on Congress to pass a five-year renewal of programs that address transportation, nutrition and community programs for senior citizens. 78 more words

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