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More news for Friday, April 7

Governors’ proposed budgets for FY 2018: Focus on Medicaid and other health priorities … To help ward off Alzheimer’s, think before you eat … ‘This is serious neglect,’ woman says after installing secret camera in father’s room … Senior living worker faces up to 15 years in prison for stealing from residents … Assisted living facility fined $15,000 after ‘plague’ of bed bugs

Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) is President-elect Donald J. Trump's nominee for HHS secretary.

CMS may extend deadline for state compliance with HCBS final rule

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will work to provide states with additional time to comply with a final rule regarding the provision of home- and community-based services to Medicaid beneficiaries, new Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D., and CMS Administrator Seema Verma, MPH, told governors in a March 14 letter.

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‘Seniors have a lot to lose’ under ACA replacement, congresswoman says

Reduced outlays for Medicaid, a shorter lifespan for the Medicare program, higher insurance premiums for those aged 50 to 64 and more uninsured older adults would be some of the effects of the American Health Care Act, according to an analysis by the Congressional Budget Office and the Joint Committee on Taxation. “Seniors have a lot to lose,” House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says.

More news for Friday, March 10

Senate advances Trump’s Medicaid, Medicare pick … Opinion: How the Republicans’ Obamacare replacement puts Medicaid in jeopardy … American Health Care Act passes through another House committee … Appeals court wrestles with new joint-employer definition … Medicaid block grants and federalism: Lessons from Canada … Tooth loss linked to an increased risk of dementia

More news for Thursday, March 9

Medicaid exec voices opposition to GOP’s healthcare plan … After Legionnaires’ case, senior living community gets clean bill of health … Study: Waterfall sounds enhance deep sleep, memory in older adults … Blueberry concentrate improves brain function in older people

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