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  • Call for Proposals for
    2018 Conference

    We are looking for creative, engaging proposals for sessions during the 2018 Consumer Voice Conference, October 22-24, 2018 in Alexandria, Virginia.

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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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  • Revised
    Nursing Facility Regulations

    Get the latest resources and information about the revised nursing facility regulations.

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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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Workgroup in Minnesota Publishes Report on Elder Abuse February 06, 2018

A workgroup in Minnesota has published a report on elder abuse in long-term care settings.

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More Must Be Done To Protect Residents of Assisted Living Facilities February 06, 2018

In response to the GAO’s recent report, Consumer Voice is calling on states and the federal government to better protect assisted living facility residents.

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GAO Report Finds Large Gaps in Regulation of Assisted Living Facilities February 05, 2018

A report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office found regulation of assisted living services lacking even when billions of dollars flows into the industry.

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Urge Congress to continue the Money Follows the Person Program! January 30, 2018

The future of the Money Follows the Person program is at risk. Urge your Senators to co-sponsor the bill to improve and extend the program for five years.

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Oppose Efforts to Rollback and Delay the Nursing Home Rules; Sign a Letter to CMS! October 31, 2017

Protect residents by urging CMS to retain the requirements of participation and implement them without delay.

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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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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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Read the recent report on antipsychotic drugs from Human Rights Watch.