NAHC to Congress: Protect Social Security, Medicare from Spending Cuts

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) has joined with a group of like-minded groups in the Leadership Council of Aging Organzations (LCAO) in urging Congress to protect vital programs like Medicare and Social Security from steep and unnecessary spending cuts that could cause considerable harm to America’s elderly and disabled populations. NAHC…

Poll: Long-Term Care a Concern for the Young and Hispanics

Many young Americans are already providing care to an older loved one, but they feel unprepared for the task, while Hispanics, in particular, worry about finding home health care they can afford and an aide who speaks their language. That’s according to The Long-Term Care Poll, an annual survey from the AP-NORC Center, a collaboration…

Scammers Already Targeting New Medicare Cards

As loyal NAHC Report readers know well by now, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will begin issuing a new Medicare Card this month, without Social Security Numbers, starting this month. The cards, which were mandated by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015, will be mailed out to every…