HCBS Access Act introduced in Congress

Legislation has been introduced in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives to enhance and broaden Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS). The bill, the HCBS Access Act (S. 762/H.R. 1493,¬†aims to address the long-standing problem of the waiting list for Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) by putting home and community care on equal…

Elizabeth Dole Home Care Act Considered by Senate VA Committee

Three U.S. Senators recently introduced the Elizabeth Dole Home Care Act, aimed at improving VA support for veterans and their caregivers. The legislation is named after former Senator Elizabeth Dole, who has been a longstanding champion for veterans and their caregivers. The act expands access to community-based services for aging veterans, enhances support for noninstitutional…