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  • Preserving Access to Civil Justice
    for Long-Term Care

    Long-term care consumers must maintain their right to legal justice in the event they face abuse or neglect. This right is in danger of being stripped away.

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  • Important Elder Abuse
    Resources Available

    Consumer Voice's elder abuse issue page includes a multitude of resources on abuse, neglect and exploitation including issues like sexual abuse, financial exploitation and resident-to-resident mistreatment.

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  • Protecting Medicaid:
    Americans' Long-Term Care Safety Net

    The Medicaid program plays a critical role in providing long-term services and supports in our nation.

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  • Get the latest with
    Policy Break

    Policy Break will update you on the latest policy developments in long-term care. So, take a break from what you're doing and read our Policy Break!

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Consumer Voice ClearinghouseYour one-stop destination for long-term care information

New Issue Brief on Admissions in Revised Federal Nursing Home Regulations March 15, 2017

Consumer Voice, Justice in Aging, and the Center for Medicare Advocacy have released a new issue brief in their series on the revised federal nursing home regulations.

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Consumer Voice Issues Statement on American Health Care Act March 10, 2017

The American Health Care Act is harmful for long-term care consumers and those who care for them.

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Senator Franken Reintroduces Arbitration Fairness Act March 03, 2017

Consumer Voice sent a letter to Senator Al Franken in support of his reintroduction of the Arbitration Fairness Act.

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Save Medicaid & Protect All Long-Term Care Consumers: Oppose Medicaid Per Capita Caps! March 13, 2017

Medicaid is a lifeline for nursing home residents and other long-term care consumers.  Tell your members of congress to oppose per capita caps!

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Groups - Sign onto the letter opposing H.R. 1215 March 03, 2017

Protect consumers’ rights to hold providers accountable. Groups, sign on to letter opposing H.R. 1215.

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Oppose the Repeal of the ACA and Changes to Medicaid February 17, 2017

Congress is planning to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and replace it with major changes to Medicaid.  Tell your members of Congress NO!

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Thank You to Those Who Signed Our Letter to CMS on Arbitration August 05, 2016

Thank you to all the individuals and organizations who signed onto our letter to CMS calling for the agency to ban pre-dispute arbitration clauses in nursing home agreements once and for all.

Action Update
U.S. Senate Approves Older Americans Act Reauthorization April 08, 2016

Yesterday, the U.S. Senate unanimously approved a bill to reauthorize the Older Americans Act!  House-amended S. 192, the Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2015, will now be sent to President Obama to sign.

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Older Americans Act Passes in the House March 22, 2016

The House passed the Older Americans Act! The Reauthorization bill will help older adults age with independence and dignity in their homes and communities, and protect elders in long-term care facilities and other settings.

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