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Appropriations Bill Funds Key Priorities

On January 14, 2020 by Jodi Boyne

The 2020 appropriations package that was signed into law in late December features key initiatives and funding for workforce, dementia, veterans and potential transportation solutions for rural and underserved communities.   

New Information and Training on Veteran Community Care Networks

On July 2, 2019 by Roni Falck

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is shifting the way in which it works with community providers to expand the provider network and improve customer service for veterans and timeliness of payment for providers. 

Connect Veterans with Adult Day Services

On November 28, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

In a recent call with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), LeadingAge learned that there has been a 2 percent increase in the utilization of Adult Day Services by veterans in recent years, compared to 17 percent growth in other services. To turn this around, the VA expects to roll out several initiatives to boost Adult Day Services options for veterans that include: 

Governor Vetoes Eldercare Protection, DWRS Funding

On May 23, 2018 by Kari Thurlow

UPDATE: 11:45 am - GOVERNOR DAYTON VETOES ELDERCARE PROTECTION

Governor Dayton vetoed the omnibus supplemental budget bill, which included significant policy reforms on eldercare protection, revisions to the home care law and funding to prevent a cut in DWRS rates. 

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