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States Across the Nation Asking for Compassionate Budget Deliberations

At a time when the nation if facing the largest surge of older adults in its  history, government programs that care for the elderly are being slashed with reckless abandon. As the fate of California’s Adult Day Health Care (ADHC) program is being considered by Governor Jerry Brown this evening, families, caregivers, and advocates are fighting to keep remnants of a program that has kept thousands out of institutions. Our colleagues in Minnesota have put together a brief video that encourages us all to to reevaluate our priorities as a nation.

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Appeals court again sides with healthcare providers over state cuts to Medicaid – McKnight’s Long Term Care News

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit again has ruled that California’s lawmakers cannot cut reimbursements to the state’s Medicaid program solely because it needs to reduce expenditures. Continue reading