Earlier this year, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) rescinded the “public charge” rule implemented in 2019. This means that receiving or applying for most Medicaid benefits, public housing, or nutrition assistance are no longer grounds for … [Read more...] about Input needed: New “Public Charge” Rule
Just three days after taking office, the Biden Administration has issued a letter to Governors expanding the Public Health Emergency designation from a 90 day interval (initially set to expire on April 20th) to December 31, 2021. This means that … [Read more...] about Medicaid Relief for States Expanded by the Biden Administration
We are increasingly optimistic that Congress and the White House will agree on a limited COVID-19 stimulus package before Congress adjourns for the year. We need to speak out NOW to urge leaders to include priorities for the non-profit sector and our … [Read more...] about Action Alert: Pass COVID-19 Relief Now!
Unless Congress takes action, Medicare reimbursement rates for services provided by psychologists and many other healthcare providers will be cut sharply next year. This is a result of changes that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) … [Read more...] about Action Alert: Urge Congress to Prevent Steep Medicare Payment Cuts in 2021 – PLEASE TAKE ACTION NOW
The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) is seeking information and stories about the impact of the Money Follows the Person (MFP) Medicaid Demonstration program in the United States, which funds state programs that help older adults and people … [Read more...] about Impact of the Money Follows the Person Medicaid Demonstration Program
The Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies applauds the administration and the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services for expanding Medicare coverage for audio-only telephone services during the COVID-19 pandemic, including psychotherapy, … [Read more...] about NJHSA Applauds Administration, CMS for Approving Phone-Only Mental Health Coverage for Medicare Recipients