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  • Share Your Story
    With Us

    Consumer Voice is collecting stories about how Medicaid has helped individuals receive care. Tell us why Medicaid is important to you or your family.

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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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  • The Misuse of Antipsychotics
    Among Nursing Home Residents

    The Consumer Voice is actively fighting to end the misuse of antipsychotic drugs as chemical restraints among residents with dementia.

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Join the Resident's Voice Challenge April 25, 2017

All long-term care consumers are invited to get creative and share their thoughts on this year’s Residents’ Rights Month theme - “It’s All About Me: My Life, My Care, My Choices.”

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Call for Medicaid Stories April 23, 2017

Consumer Voice needs your stories about why Medicaid is so important to you and your family.

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Consumer Voice Issues Joint Statement on Abuse and Neglect in Nursing Homes April 12, 2017

Consumer Voice, with the Long Term Care Community Coalition, Center for Medicare Advocacy, and California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform, issued a joint statement in response to the recent reports exposing abuse and neglect in nursing homes across the country.

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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.

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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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