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

Looking for a Few Good Candidates to Join Our Board! March 07, 2018

As part of our annual recruitment process, the Consumer Voice is seeking candidates for open positions on our Governing Board.

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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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Tell Congress to Increase Funding for the Ombudsman Program March 20, 2018

Urge your member of Congress to request increased funding for the long-term care ombudsman program.

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ACT NOW: Contact Congress Again to Fund MFP! March 06, 2018

Your actions in early February to ask the Senate to fund the Money Follows the Person (MFP) program (#FundMFP) made a big impact.  Now it is time to go all out and make a big push to pass the EMPOWER Care Act!

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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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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.