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Groups back Clinton’s proposed tax credit for LTSS

On the heels of the release of a new study about the financing of long-term services and supports in the United States, two organizations representing senior living providers are expressing approval for presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s idea to help shift some expenses away from family caregivers.

LeadingAge President and CEO Larry Minnix makes a point at the press conference.

LTSS funding solution will involve trade-offs

Policymakers will be able to use newly released information to solve problems related to the financing of long-term services and supports that Americans increasingly will need, but they’ll face trade-offs along the way, according to the authors of a new report.

The LeadingAge Pathways report, released in October 2013.

A sneak peek at Pathways findings

Presenters at a LeadingAge session provided hints about the latest findings of a project studying the financing of long-term services and supports, which formally will be revealed Nov. 17. Results “will change everybody’s business model,” President and CEO Larry Minnix predicted.

PACE Innovation Act to expand program’s reach

The Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly will be expanded to older adults who do not yet meet the standard for nursing home level of care and to others under legislation that was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives Oct. 21.

Colorado: LTSS plan gets $723,823

The Colorado Medicaid program will receive a grant to create pilot programs designed to ensure comprehensive access points for residents seeking long-term services and supports regardless of age, disability or payer source.

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