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For Immediate Release:  September 23, 2013 Washington, DC – Five members of the Commission on Long Term Care issued an alternative report today outlining and discussing their recommendations to address the challenges facing our country’s long-term services and supports (LTSS) system. The five Commissioners include: Laphonza Butler, President, SEIU-United Long Term Care Workers, Vice-President SEIU; … Read more

Five Commissioners, Including the Center for Medicare Advocacy's Judith Stein, Present Alternate Recommendations September 19, 2013 The federal Commission on Long-Term Care was created by the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (the so-called "Fiscal Cliff" bill).[1]  The Commission comprised 15 appointees, including Center for Medicare Advocacy Founder and Executive Director Judith Stein.  The Commission was … Read more

For Immediate Release:                                             September 13, 2013                                                       … Read more

On June 27, 2013, the Federal Commission on Long-Term Care held its first meeting in Washington, DC.  The bi-partisan commission of 15 appointees, including Center for Medicare Advocacy Executive Director Judith Stein, was created by the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (the so-called "fiscal cliff" bill).[1]  The Commission is tasked with developing "a plan … Read more

On February 6, 2013, the Center for Medicare Advocacy’s founder and Executive Director, Judith Stein was appointed to serve on the newly formed national Commission on Long-Term Care, created as part of the American Taxpayer Relief Act (ATRA). The Commission is to consider and make recommendations to Congress about providing and financing long-term care for … Read more

  Center for Medicare Advocacy Press Release CT Congressional Delegation Release Congressional Leadership Appoints Center for Medicare Advocacy Founder and Executive Director Judith Stein to Commission on Long-Term Care February 7, 2013 – Mansfield, Conn. –  On February 6, 2013, Democratic House of Representative Leader Nancy Pelosi appointed the Center for Medicare Advocacy’s founder and … Read more

As reported in the New York Times on Friday September 7, 2012, Center Attorney Toby Edelman writes to explain the importance of Medicaid to long-term care recipients, and how the Ryan Budget, which purports not to affect current Medicare beneficiaries, would actually have an "immediate and devastating impact" on those who rely on this vital program. … Read more