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Addressing Nursing Facility Financing Challenges during MLTSS Program Development

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Join ADvancing States, Innovation Matters in Health, and Milliman for a webinar highlighting the findings of the MLTSS Institute’s recently released paper Addressing Nursing Facility Financing Challenges during MLTSS Program Development. The authors will discuss the intricacies of Medicaid financing, Medicaid managed care regula

Celebrating Olmstead: Working4INclusion

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Join the DETAC, the NDRN, and speakers from two state Protection and Advocacy entities to celebrate the anniversary of the Olmstead Decision. NDRN will discuss national trends for phasing out sheltered work in addition to highlighting the Employment First outcomes across the country. State expert speakers will showcase innovative and effective strategies at the state level to transition from a segregated work model to supporting competitive, integrated employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities.

Six Key Elements to Understanding Dementia

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Understanding the unique behaviors associated with dementia and learning how to manage them can play a large role in a caregiver’s success. This webinar will give participants a better understanding of potential cognitive changes and provide suggestions on choosing appropriate activities for individuals with Dementia. This webinar also will identify signs of caregiver burnout to inform caregivers of the associated risks. Participants will be able to:

    Choosing the Medicare Option That’s Right for You When You Are Living with Paralysis

    Event Description: 
    The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation's National Paralysis Resource Center is hosting a webinar with the Center for Medicare Advocacy. The session will explore the pros and cons of getting Medicare through the traditional public program or a private managed-care Medicare Advantage program, for individuals who are:
    • New to Medicare,

    Building Capacity and Partnerships to Address Housing Issues for Older Adults

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    With the growing national housing crisis, elder law attorneys, legal assistance providers, and elder rights advocates will likely engage with clients experiencing housing instability and possibly homelessness. Understanding the housing services network, housing issues unique to older adults, and how to create community partnerships is key to providing effective support and legal advocacy for older adult clients with housing issues. This training will provide an introduction to the basics of the housing services network and issues older adults face in housing.

    Responding to CMS's Request for Information on Staffing: Resources for Advocates

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    On February 28, 2022, the Biden Administration released a set of proposed reforms to improve safety and quality in nursing homes. One key component is the implementation of a federal minimum or baseline staffing standard. CMS has issued a Request for Information to obtain stakeholder input as it works on establishing staffing standards. Join this webinar to review the issues where feedback is requested and learn how to submit your own comments to CMS.


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