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  • Be Prepared:
    Emergency Preparedness Resources

    In light of recent natural disasters across the country, review important emergency preparedness resources from NORC.

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  • 2017 Consumer Voice
    Annual Conference

    The Consumer Voice’s 41st Annual Conference will be held on November 5th through 8th, 2017 at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel in Arlington, Virginia.

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  • October is
    Residents' Rights Month!

    The theme for this year's Residents' Rights Month, "It's All About Me: My Life, My Care, My Choices," focuses on the respect and dignity of every resident.

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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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New Guide on HCBS Settings Rule October 20, 2017

Consumer Voice has created a new guide - “Understanding and Advocating for Effective Implementation of the Home and Community-Based Services Settings Rule.”

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House Passes Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act October 04, 2017

The Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act would improve the nation’s response to elder abuse and financial exploitation of seniors.

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Consumer Voice Calls on CMS to Immediately Implement Recommendations in OIG's Early Alert September 26, 2017

Consumer Voice, along with other organizations, has called on CMS to immediately implement the recommendations in HHS OIG’s Early Alert regarding reporting abuse and neglect of nursing home residents.

News Article
No Caps to Medicaid! September 18, 2017

The Senate is working on a new bill that would convert Medicaid into a per capita cap system.  Tell them no caps to Medicaid!

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Oppose Pre-Dispute Arbitration in Nursing Homes: Sign on to a letter to CMS! Send comments! July 25, 2017

Tell CMS that requiring nursing home residents to sign pre-dispute arbitration agreements is unacceptable!

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It's National Call-In Day to Save Our Health Care: Call Your Senator Today! June 20, 2017

Tell your Senator to say “NO” to Medicaid cuts and caps and protect the care of all those needing long-term care.

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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.

Action Update
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.

Action Update

Residents' Rights Month Feature: PEERs at Bradford County Manor
See their poster.