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She has Medicare and Medicaid. So why should it take 18 months to get a wheelchair?

National Public Radio quotes Allison Rizer about the complexities that dually eligible face.
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New Data Shows Racial and Ethnic Disparities for Medicare Beneficiaries Who Have Difficulty with Activities of Daily Living

Community-dwelling Medicare beneficiaries who are Black and/or Latino/a are more likely than white beneficiaries to report difficulty managing activities of daily living, according to a databook released by ATI Advisory (ATI) with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). Activities of daily living include dressing, bathing, walking across the room, transferring in and out of bed or chair, using the toilet, and eating.
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New Medicare Proposal Would Cover Training for Family Caregivers

CEO Anne Tumlinson comments to U.S. News & World Report about a proposal from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that would reimburse health professionals to train family caregivers.
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Report underscores unique role of LTC pharmacies in patient safety, improving outcomes

Nils Franco quoted in Drug Store News about an ATI Report: "Using real-world examples, our report demonstrates the emerging and necessary role of pharmacy solutions for older adults aging in place and their family caregivers in the U.S. healthcare system.”
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Does Medicare provide a grocery allowance? What seniors need to know to buy the food they need

Tyler Overstreet Cromer quoted in this article about food benefits that come with some Medicare Advantage plans.
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New CMS Dementia Care Model Opens Doors Of Opportunity For Home-Based Care Providers

Tina Hansen Pickett and Madeleine Howard comment in Home Health Care News about the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services' launch of a voluntary nationwide dementia care model called Guiding an Improved Dementia Experience (GUIDE) Model.
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