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California Budget & Policy Center: An Alternative to the “Medi-Cal as Pac-Man” Storyline

By Scott Graves

Last week, we highlighted two storylines about the state budget that are holding back California from adequately investing in broadly shared prosperity. Just a few days ago, another common storyline about state spending… 259 more words

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California Healthline: Changes Afoot for Orange County Duals

by David Gorn, California Healthline Sacramento Bureau

range County is slated to start enrollment this week in the Cal MediConnect duals demonstration project.

The Cal MediConnect demonstration project is designed to enhance care and integrate coordination for duals by combining the financing and services of Medicare and Medi-Cal, California’s Medicaid program. 257 more words

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National Journal: Big Social Security Bills in the Works With 2016 Cliff Approaching

Yes, it’s early, but Republicans in House and Senate want to lay the groundwork for action next year.

BY DYLAN SCOTT

Yes, it’s early, but Republicans in House and Senate want to lay the groundwork for action next year.

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CNN: What 50 Years of Medicare and Medicaid have Done

By Julian Zelizer

Julian Zelizer is a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University and a New America fellow. He is the author of “ 399 more words

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US Senate Passes Older American Act!

The United States Senate approved to reauthorize the Older Americans Act (S. 192)! The Senate’s approval and forwarding of OAA reauthorization is an incredible validation for seniors, advocates,and advocacy groups like LAAAC who have made OAA reauthorization one of their top policy priorities. 423 more words

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2015 White House Conference on Aging Recap

If you were not able to attend the White House Conference on Aging or a watch party for the Conference, here are links to video and information discussed during the event! 20 more words

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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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