Forbes: New Federal Budget Freezes Most Spending for Senior Services — Again

Allen Stross returns to his home after lunch at the North Berkeley Senior Center and some grocery shopping. Photo: Lea Suzuki, The Chronicle

By Howard Gleckman Congress has again frozen funding for most senior services programs, from Meals on Wheels and other nutrition programs to falls prevention and state health insurance assistance programs (SHIPs). This has been the trend throughout most of the Obama Administration. But it may be about to come to an end, as we near … Continue reading

Forbes: Red States Pressured To Expand Medicaid As Care Contrasts Emerge

Bruce Japsen Pressure is building on states to go along with the expansion of Medicaid benefits under the Affordable Care Act as new studies and financial reports from health care companies point out stark differences between states treating more poor Americans and those that aren’t. One of the nation’s largest hospital operators, Tenet Healthcare THC … Continue reading

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