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    Welcome to the Los Angeles Aging Advocacy Coalition website. LAAAC strives to bring together aging service organizations in Los Angeles County to be the voice for our seniors, their families and caregivers.

  • THANK YOU! 5th ANNUAL LAAAC AGING SUMMIT

  • Thank you to our sponsors, speakers, attendees, and volunteers who made the 5th Annual LAAAC Aging Summit our most successful yet! Click on image to see pictures of the Aging Summit!
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California Health Report: State Senate to Aging Californians: We Care

By Matt Perry While the state Assembly has a committee dedicated to aging and long-term care, the State Senate hasn’t had one since it disappeared from the Committee on Health along with termed out sponsor Elaine Alquist at the end of 2012. That changed last week when the Senate publicly launched a new Select Committee … Continue reading

California Health Report: State Agency Running Medi-Cal Didn’t Know How Many Docs Took its Insurance

July 17, 2014   By Hannah Guzik The California agency that oversees the state’s low-income health plan vastly overstated the number of doctors who accepted patients through the state program last year, even as the number of people enrolled in the program was set to skyrocket under the federal Affordable Care Act, the California Health … Continue reading

CA Senate Select Committee on Aging and Long Term Care

Click here for PDF: http://senate.ca.gov/sites/senate.ca.gov/files/California%20Aging%20Policy%20in%20Brief%20%282%29.pdf

CMS & Department of Health and Human Services: Report to Congress Fraud Prevention System Second Implementation Year

Click here for PDF: http://www.stopmedicarefraud.gov/fraud-rtc06242014.pdf

NCOA: The United States of Aging

From our colleagues at NCOA:  As 10,000 baby boomers turn age 65 each day1, the demographics of America are changing. This expanding group of Americans is redefining the senior lifestyle with unique perspectives on aging and the role local communities can play in helping them get the most from their future years. For the third … Continue reading

California Healthline: State Hopes To Cut Medi-Cal Enrollment Backlog Nearly in Half by August

by David Gorn State officials yesterday released a letter to CMS outlining a rough plan of action and a detailed explanation for a backlog of 600,000 unprocessed Medi-Cal applications. The letter, sent Monday by Toby Douglas, director of the Department of Health Care Services, was in time to make the 10-business-day deadline set by CMS officials. “Our … … Continue reading

NSCLC: State Transition plans for New Medicaid HCBS Regulations: Four Tips for Consumer Advocates

Click here for PDF: http://www.nsclc.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/State-Transition-Plans-for-New-Medicaid-HCBS-Regulations_Four-Tips-for-Consumer-Advocates.pdf

California Healthline: State Officials Meet CMS Deadline for Explanation of Huge Medi-Cal Backlog

by David Gorn State officials yesterday said they met the July 14 deadline to respond to a CMS request for a detailed explanation about why California’s backlog of unprocessed Medi-Cal applications remains at roughly 600,000 applicants. The backlog previously surpassed 900,000. The response, mailed to CMS yesterday, has not yet been approved for public release, according … Continue reading

California Health Report: Fewer Doctors Enrolled in Low-Income Insurance Program Despite Surge in Patients

By Hannah Guzik Nearly 25 percent fewer physicians were signed up to treat low-income patients in the state’s insurance program this spring compared to a year prior, despite the surge in patients enrolled in Medi-Cal. The drop in providers is due to the Department of Health Care Services’ efforts to remove doctors who haven’t complied … Continue reading

The Sacramento Bee: Spanish-language website aims to help California Latino businesses navigate health care law

By Mark Glover To help Latino business owners and employees comply with the federal Affordable Care Act, the California Endowment and its business partners have launched a new Spanish-language website. “It is essential that employers understand the health care law to take full advantage of its benefits and incentives, including tax credits that can make it easier for … Continue reading

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