Between April, 2018 and April, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will mail new Medicare cards to all people with Medicare. The new cards will have a new unique Medicare Number instead of a Social Security Number. Medicare will automatically mail the new cards to the beneficiary address on file with the Social Security Administration.
March 29, 2018
March 27, 2018
The Representative Payee Program provides financial management for Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) beneficiaries who are incapable of managin
March 23, 2018
A request for proposals has been released for Inclusive Transportation Planning grants.
March 22, 2018
April 10, 2018, 1:00pm EDT This webinar highlights promising practices for the aging and disability networks, Veterans Affairs Medical Centers, and Veterans Benefits Offices to forge partnerships and better support community living for veterans. You will hear first-hand about these promising practices and how they can be replicate from ACL and the AARP Public Policy Institute as well as staff from a VA Medical Center, State Unit on Aging, and Area Agency on Aging.
March 22, 2018
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March 20, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is requesting public input about Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans. Section 50311(b) of the recently passed Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (Public Law No. 115-123) creates a new Section 1859(f)(8) of the Social Security Act in order to increase integration of Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans (D-SNPs). In particular, the statute directs CMS to:
March 19, 2018
In 2016, ACL's Administration on Aging contracted ICF International (ICF) to conduct a participatory evaluation of the Title VI Grant Program, which provides home and community-based supportive services for older American Indian, Alaskan Native, and Native Hawaiian populations. The evaluation seeks to answer the following questions:
March 16, 2018
Two new grant opportunities from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) at ACL have been announced: the Disability
March 12, 2018
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March 8, 2018
It is National Nutrition Month. There is a webinar on March 14 at 3:30 pm ET. It is entitled: The OAA Meal is Part of the Equation: A Conversation with Lance Robertson, ACL Administrator and Assistant Secretary for Aging.