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MEDIA COVERAGE


2015 COVERAGE

Highlighted Coverage - 2015

JUN 25, 2015 | California Healthline
Brown Signs $167.7B Budget With Few Line-Item Vetoes

3/31/2015  |  California Healthline
SCOTUS: Providers Cannot Sue Over Low Medicaid Reimbursements

2/11/2015  |  NSCLC News Release
NSCLC Testifies on Importance of Social Security Disability Program at Senate Hearing

1/31/2015  |  Los Angeles Times
California stumbles at shifting care for costly patients

1/7/2015  |  California Health Report
Adding Insult to Injury: The Tale of the Blue Envelope


Media Coverage - 2015

California Healthline
JUL 23, 2015
Calif. Gives Homeless No-Cost IDs To Increase Social Services Access
Key Words: AB 1733 | homeless individuals | social services | mental health care

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California Healthline
JUL 23, 2015
Study: Calif. Caregivers Provided $57B in Unpaid Care in 2013
Key Words: Family caregivers | AARP | California Caregiver Act

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California Healthline
JUL 20, 2015
Medi-Cal Enrollment Growth Could Strain California's Budget
Key Words: Medi-Cal | Affordable Care Act's expansion | California Enrollment | Medi-Cal reimbursement rates | health plan tax

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Assemblymember Marc Levine, District 10
JUL 16, 2015
Press Release
Assemblymember Levine Proposes Funding Fixes for Vital Health Care Services
Key Words: AB 4 (Levine) 2nd Ext. | Medi-Cal | Affordable Care Act | Managed Care Organization (MCO) | Medi-Cal reimbursement rates | In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) | California Association for Adult Day Services

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California Healthline
JUL 9, 2015
Study: Medi-Cal Beneficiaries See Gaps in Access to Health Care
Key Words: Medi-Cal beneficiaries | access to care | Medi-Cal managed care plans | unmet medical needs

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California Healthline
JUL 7, 2015
Capitol Desk
State's Rate Review Shows Fewer Dental Providers Take Medi-Cal Patients
David Gorn
Key Words: rate structure for Medi-Cal dental coverage | access to care | how rates affect access

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California Healthline
JUL 6, 2015
Capitol Desk
Special Session on Health Spending Opens
David Gorn
Key Words: health care funding | Medi-Cal provider rate increases | managed care organization tax | MCO tax | In-Home Supportive Services hours

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California Healthline
JUN 25, 2015
Brown Signs $167.7B Budget With Few Line-Item Vetoes
Key Words: Medi-Cal | health care implications | In-Home Supportive Services providers | Medi-Cal provider reimbursement rates | ways to increase Medi-Cal reimbursements

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Times-Standard
JUN 23, 2015
Opinion | Columnist
Elder care a challenge for whole county
Joyce Hayes
Key Words: Humboldt Senior Resource Center | older adults and frail elderly | Medi-Cal | Multipurpose Senior Services Program (MSSP) | Redwood Coast PACE | Adult Day Health Center

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California Healthline
JUN 22, 2015
Capitol Desk
Governor Calls for Special Legislative Session To Address Health Spending
David Gorn
Key Words: Financing the Medi-Cal program | managed care organization tax | 10% Medi-Cal provider rate reduction

Porterville Recorder
JUN 18, 2015
PADS celebrates 25 years
Birthday party set for tonight
Kelli Ballard
Key Words: Porterville Adult Day Services (PADS) | adult daycare service

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California Healthline
JUN 17, 2015
Capitol Desk
Scathing Auditor's Report on Medi-Cal
David Gorn
Key Words: Medi-Cal managed care plans | access to care | poverty | Medi-Cal's low payment rates to providers

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California Healthline
JUN 17, 2015
Brown, Calif. Lawmakers Reach Budget Deal After Compromises
David Gorn
Key Words: Rejects Medi-Cal Rate Increase | In-Home Supportive Services | managed care tax | Medi-Cal reimbursements

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California Healthline
JUN 16, 2015
Budget Passage Not the Final Word
David Gorn
Key Words: access to care | limited restoration of the 10% Medi-Cal provider rate cut

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California Healthline
JUN 15, 2015
Medi-Cal Managed Care Audit Coming
David Gorn
Key Words: Medi-Cal | Department of Managed Health Care | Department of Health Care Services | accuracy of directories | adequacy of provider networks | regulatory oversight structure

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California Healthline
JUN 12, 2015
Health Changes Likely in Today's Budget
David Gorn
Key Words: 10% Medi-Cal provider payment reduction | adult dental services | community-based services for Californians with developmental disabilities | In-Home Supportive Services

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California Healthline
JUN 10, 2015
California Legislature Nears Deal Ahead of Budget Plan Deadline
Key Words: Medi-Cal | In-Home Supportive Services | Medi-Cal providers would see a 5% payment increase by April 1, 2016

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KHTS AM1220
JUN 8, 2015
Santa Clarita’s Only Adult Day Health Center Set To Close
Kimberly Beers
Key Words: closing of Santa Clarita Adult Day Health Center | day care center

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Lodi News-Sentinel
JUN 5, 2015
For Lodi’s seniors, marking 25 years of snacks, songs — and compassion
Rich Hanner
Key Words: Terri Whitmire | Adult Day Care Program | Lodi Health | day care center

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California Healthline
JUN 4, 2015
Insights
Surprising Results From Pilot Program Aimed at Medi-Cal 'Super-Utilizers'
David Gorn
Key Words: Medi-Cal beneficiaries | "super-utilizers" | Care Transitions project | Aligning Forces

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Santa Clarita Valley Signal
JUN 3, 2015
SCV adult day care center to close
About 50 families scrambling to find new placement for loved ones
Luke Money
Key Words: Santa Clarita Adult Day Health Care Center | halt services for participants Friday, June 12 | Discharge planning will commence immediately

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ABC7 Eyewitness News
JUN 3, 2015
California Delays Paychecks to Thousands of In-Home Healthcare Providers
Leanne Suter
Key Words: caregivers desperate to get paid | In-Home Supportive Services Provider | IHSS Care Providers | California Department of Social Services | Los Angeles Department of Public Social Services
More details: CDCAN Disability Rights Report June 1, 2015 (updated 6/3/2015)

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California Healthline
JUN 2, 2015
Capitol Desk
Protest Rises Over Medi-Cal Rates
David Gorn
Key Words: Medi-Cal | low rates equal poor access | Affordable Care Act

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Lodi News-Sentinel
JUN 2, 2015
It's official: Lodi Health joins Adventist Health network
Jennifer Bonnett
Key Words: Lodi Health | health care services | adult day care center

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Central Valley Business Times
JUN 2, 2015
Lodi Health-Adventist Health affiliation completed
Took nearly two years to complete
“We look forward to using new tools and resources”
Key Words: Lodi Health | health care services | adult day care center

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Times-Standard
JUN 1, 2015
Opinion
Letter: Festival group lends hand to Senior Grants
April Joyce, RN
Key Words: Senior Grants program | Adult Day Health Care of Mad River | seniors in the community

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California Healthline
JUN 1, 2015
Hospital Group, Union Launch Medi-Cal Reimbursement Ad Campaign
Key Words: Medi-Cal | Medicaid | 10% Medi-Cal reimbursement cut | "We Care for California"

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NPR
MAY 23, 2015
Weekend Edition Saturday
At Day Center For The Elderly, 'They Have Everything'
Scott Simon
Listen to Story [6:33 min]
Key Words: Iona Senior Services | adult day services | Iona Wellness and Art Center | Medicaid | Veterans Administration | day service center

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Santa Cruz Sentinel
MAY 21, 2015
Elderday wins boost in Medi-Cal Reimbursement
Jondi Gumz
Key Words: 10 percent increase in Medi-Cal reimbursement rates | Elderday | low-income elderly | Central California Alliance for Health | community-based adult services | adult day health care | Community Bridges

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California Healthline
MAY 21, 2015
State Responds to Concerns, Resets Timeline for Senior Program Transition
David Gorn
Key Words: Multipurpose Senior Services Program | MSSP | Coordinated Care Initiative | MSSP Site Association | duals demonstration project | Cal MediConnect | dually eligible for Medicare and Medi-Cal | MSSP waiver

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California Healthline
MAY 21, 2015
Western Dental To Stop Accepting New Patients Under Denti-Cal
Key Words: dental program for Medi-Cal | Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion | low-income patients | access to dental services

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Total ADHC Solutions
MAY 13, 2015
BLOG
Medicare Reimbursement for Adult Day Services—Not Just a Pipe Dream
But it will take effort!
Amanda Graham Sillars, MSW, LCSW
Key Words: NADSA | Adult Day Services | Adult Day Services: the most cost-effective option in long-term care today | Community Based Independence for Seniors Act: Senate Bill 704 | Medicare Adult Day Services Act: House Bill 1383 | Veterans Access to Extended Care Act of 2015: House Bill 1469 & Senate Bill 739 | Adult Day Health and Adult Day Social Models | ADS

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H&HN / Hospitals & Health
MAY 12, 2015
Why Patient-centered Care is No Longer Good Enough
Marty Stempniak
Key Words: moving from physician-centered to person-centered, from transactional and episodic care to managed care by a team over time, from the idea of sick care to well-being

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Marinij.com
MAY 6, 2015
Monologuist Josh Kornbluth’s new passion — honest conversations about death
Karen D'Souza
Key Words: Alzheimer's Services of the East Bay [photo caption] | Daybreak Adult Care Centers | adult day programs | adult day center

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California Healthline
APR 30, 2015
11M California Adults Live With One or More Chronic Conditions
Key Words: chronic conditions | poverty level

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California Healthline
APR 30, 2015
Medi-Cal Expansion Correlates With Spike in ED Visits, Data Show
Key Words: Medi-Cal | California's Medicaid program

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California Healthline
APR 27, 2015
Long-Term Care Reform Package Making Its Way Through Legislature
Think Tank
Key Words: support network for aging services and long-term care | Senate Select Committee on Aging and Long Term Care | A Shattered System: Reforming Long-Term Care in California

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Catholic San Francisco
APR 22, 2015
Catholic Charities Sunday: Loving our neighbors in San Mateo
Key Words: Alzheimer's disease | adult day program | Catholic Charities Adult Day Services San Mateo County

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U-T San Diego
APR 22, 2015
National City adult day care gets OK
Business successfully appeals decision that had rejected downtown site
Christine Huard
Key Words: adult day care center | Highlander ADHC | day care services | Open Arms

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Modern Healthcare
APR 21, 2015
Future of dual-eligible demonstrations questioned due to low enrollment
Virgil Dickson
Key Words: Medicaid | Medicare | opt-out problem | Affordable Care Act | managed care plans | long-term care | L.A. Care Health Plan | Molina Healthcare, Inc. | Health Net

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California Healthline
APR 15, 2015
Lawmakers Effusive Over Medi-Cal Rate
David Gorn
Key Words: Medi-Cal rates | Assembly Committee on Health | AB 366 | access to care | 10% provider rate cut

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New York Times
APR 14, 2015
The New Old Age
The Tangle of Coordinated Health Care
Paula Span
Key Words: Coordinated Health Care | new approach to health care | Medicaid | fragmented American health care system | Affordable Care Act | Family Caregiver's Guide to Care Coordination

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California Healthline
APR 10, 2015
Survey: Cost of Long-Term Elder Care Rising Across Calif., U.S.
Key Words: long-term care for the elderly | nursing homes | assisted-living facilities | adult daycare | home health aides

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California Healthline
APR 3, 2015
54% of Calif. Doctors Accepted New Medicaid Patients in 2013
Key Words: Medicaid patients | primary care reimbursement rates

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California Healthline
APR 2, 2015
INSIGHT
If Calif. Ends Coordinated Care Initiative, What Happens to Frail Senior Duals?
David Gorn
Key Words: Multipurpose Senior Services Program | MSSP | duals demonstration project | Cal MediConnect | Coordinated Care Initiative | Medi-Cal | managed care | adult day health care | Medi-Cal managed care plans

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California Healthline
APR 2, 2015
Efforts To Increase Medi-Cal Rates Continue, Despite SCOTUS Ruling
Key Words: Medi-Cal reimbursement rates | access to care | Medi-Cal managed-care plans | AB 366 | SB 243

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Justice in Aging
MAR 31, 2015
BLOG
Armstrong V. Exceptional Child Center Bad for Poor Seniors
Vanessa Barrington
Key Words: poor seniors | access to justice | Medicaid-participating providers | social safety net

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California Healthline
MAR 31, 2015
SCOTUS: Providers Cannot Sue Over Low Medicaid Reimbursements
Key Words: health care providers | Medicaid agencies | low reimbursement rates | access to care | supremacy clause

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Modern Healthcare
MAR 31, 2015
BREAKING: Providers can't sue state Medicaid agencies over rates, Supreme Court rules
Lisa Schencker
Key Words: healthcare providers | state Medicaid agencies | low reimbursement rates | supremacy clause | access to care

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Eureka Times-Standard
MAR 27, 2015
Support your community: Sing! Dance!
Editorial
Key Words: Mad River Adult Day Health Care

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Oakland Local / oaklandlocal.com
MAR 26, 2015
Seniors age in place in Oakland’s Chinatown
Laura McCamy
Key Words: seniors | Hong Fook Community-Based Adult Services Center | Family Bridges | adult day health care centers

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California Healthline
MAR 23, 2015
If Duals Project Is Curtailed, Future Is Cloudy for Program for Frail Seniors
David Gorn
Key Words: Multipurpose Senior Services Program | Cal MediConnect | Coordinated Care Initiative | duals population | duly eligible for Medicare and Medi-Cal coverage | MSSP | CCI | MSSP Site Association | Department of Health Care Services

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Camarillo Acorn
MAR 20, 2015
Two generations come together for fun, friendship
Julie Mondimore Wilke
Key Words: Camarillo Health Care District's Adult Day Center program | Generation Us

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California Healthline
MAR 16, 2015
Possible Explanation Offered for Delayed Medi-Cal Termination Data
David Gorn
Key Words: Medi-Cal | renewal/disenrollment data

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Chico Enterprise-Record
MAR 15, 2015
Peg Taylor Center is ready for fifth annual Poppy Walk
Mary Nugent
Key Words: Peg Taylor Center for Adult Day Health Care | Medi-Cal | Veterans Administration

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Napa Valley Register
MAR 14, 2015
Letters to the Editor
Thanks to Vintners for grant
Linda J. Gibson
Key Words: Napa Valley Hospice & Adult Day Services (NVHADS) | Alzheimer's Day Care Resource Center | Honoring Choices Napa Valley (HCNV)

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Contra Costa Times
MAR 11, 2015
Antioch agrees to sell adult rehabilitation center to nonprofit
Rowena Coetsee
Key Words: adult day health care | The Bedford Center | Rehabilitation Services of Northern California | RSNC

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California Healthline
MAR 9, 2015
One Million Medi-Cal Renewals Up Every Month, Termination Data 'Not Available'
David Gorn
Key Words: Medi-Cal beneficiaries | eligibility

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Camarillo Acorn
MAR 6, 2015
A chance to connect
Key Words: Camarillo Health Care District's Building Hope Adult Day Center

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California Healthline
FEB 23, 2015
New Reports Shine Light on Long-Term Care Problems
Key Words: seniors and aging Californians | long-term care problems | Senate Select Committee on Aging and Long Term Care

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California Healthline
FEB 20, 2015
Audit: New Medi-Cal Computer System Could Face Long Delays
Key Words: Medi-Cal fee-for-service

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Napa Valley Register
FEB 17, 2015
Hospice offers Comfort Care symposium March 13
Key Words: Napa Valley Hospice & Adult Day Services | comfort-centered approach to dementia care

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The Reporter / paloaltoonline.com
FEB 17, 2015
Penetrating the fog of dementia
Adult day program adds 'personal music' to arsenal against memory loss
Chris Kenrick
Key Words: Peninsula Volunteers Rosener House adult day care center | day program for adults | Alzheimer's | memory impairment

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The Reporter
FEB 12, 2015
Adult Day Center moves to make room for NorthBay Healthcare Wellness Center
Melissa Murphy
Key Words: NorthBay Healthcare's Adult Day Center

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NSCLC News Release
FEB 11, 2015
NSCLC Testifies on Importance of Social Security Disability Program at Senate Hearing
Key Words: Social Security disability benefits | older adults | SSDI

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Los Angeles Times
JAN 31, 2015
California stumbles at shifting care for costly patients
Chad Terhune
Key Words: dual-eligible patients | widespread confusion, enrollment glitches and a revolving door of health officials | MediConnect

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Medscape
JAN 30, 2015
Influenza Sending Record Number of Seniors to the Hospital
Robert Lowes
Key Words: Influenza almost always hits the elderly harder than most | A(H3N2) strain

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Office of the Governor
JAN 26, 2015
For Immediate Release
Governor Brown Announces Appointments
Key Words: Jennifer Kent | director of the California Department of Health Care Services

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Santa Cruz Sentinel
JAN 24, 2015
Family of Santa Cruz County service agencies struck by misfortune
Jessica A. York
Key Words: Community Bridges family of services | Elderday Adult Day Health Care

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Modern Healthcare
JAN 16, 2015
BREAKING: CMS chief Tavenner to step down
Paul Demko
Key Words: CMS | top Medicare and Medicaid official | Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

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Farm Futures
JAN 12, 2015
USDA proposes changes to child, adult care food program
Meals to include greater variety of vegetables and fruits and whole grains under proposed changes
Key Words: Child and Adult Care Food Program | CACFP | older adults and adults in nonresidential daycare settings | input on the proposal | Federal Register

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Record Searchlight
JAN 8, 2015
Democrats press Gov. Jerry Brown to increase help for poor
Judy Lin, Associated Press
Key Words: health care | social programs to assist the poor | health and human services | low-income health care plan, Medi-Cal | low-income seniors and people with disabilities

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California Health Report
JAN 7, 2015
Adding Insult to Injury: The Tale of the Blue Envelope
Matt Perry
Key Words: Cal MediConnect | dual eligible | Medi-Cal and Medicare | National Senior Citizens Law Center | Center for Health Care Rights | managed care | patient-centered healthcare | Californians for Disability Rights


2014 COVERAGE

Highlighted Coverage - 2014

12/31/2014  |  California Healthline
New Legislative Strategies May Emerge To Raise Medi-Cal Reimbursement Rates

12/08/2014, Media Release
Blue Shield of California To Enter Medi-Cal/Medicaid with Acquisition of Care1st
Key Words: Blue Shield of California | Care1st Health Plan | Medi-Cal | dually eligible for both Medicaid and Medicare

12/01/2014, California Healthline
New Legislative Strategies May Emerge To Raise Medi-Cal Reimbursement Rates
Key Words: Medi-Cal provider reimbursement rates | 10% payment cut | access problems

11/10/2014, California Healthline
Fragile, Rural Population About To Be Moved Into Medi-Cal Managed Care

10/01/2014, California Healthline
Governor Rejects Adult Day Health Bill; Future of Senior Program Now Up in Air

07/07/2014, California Healthline
Lawsuit Slams the State's Duals Project

06/19/2014, California Healthline
Health Care Battles Focus on What's Left Out of Budget, Not What's in It

03/31/2014, California Healthline
Adult Day Centers Still Struggling

03/05/2014, California Healthline
Medi-Cal Cuts Undermining Senior Programs, Facilities, Advocates Say

2/18/2014, California Healthline
State Officials, Advocates at Odds Over Size, Scope, Details of Duals Project

Media Coverage - 2014

Modern Healthcare
DEC 30, 2014
Bella departure marks second recent high-level CMS exit
Virgil Dickson
Key Words: CMS | coordinated-care demonstrations | integrating Medicare and Medicaid for dual-eligibles

Daily Democrat
DEC 17, 2014
Housing project to expand Yolo Adult Day Health Center
Supes approve first phase of construction
Sarah Dowling
Key Words: Yolo Adult Day Health Center

New America Media / Black Voice News
DEC 13, 2014
CA Advocates Hope Low-Income Black Elders Ready for New Health Program
Corey Arvin
Key Words: Cal MediConnect (CMC) health care program | continuity of care | Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) | Molina Healthcare | adult day health centers

Catholic San Francisco
DEC 10, 2014
Adult Day Services a home away from home
Jeff Bialik
Key Words: Catholic Charities Adult Day Services San Mateo County | licensed adult day program

Media Release
DEC 8, 2014
Blue Shield of California To Enter Medi-Cal/Medicaid with Acquisition of Care1st
Key Words: Blue Shield of California | Care1st Health Plan | Medi-Cal | dually eligible for both Medicaid and Medicare

Visalia Times-Delta
DEC 5, 2014
Day services for adults with dementia needed in Visalia
Teresa Douglass
Key Words: Porterville Adult Day Services| adult day program | Personal Adult Day Services (PADS) | adult day services

California Healthline
DEC 1, 2014
New Legislative Strategies May Emerge To Raise Medi-Cal Reimbursement Rates
David Gorn
Key Words: Medi-Cal provider reimbursement rates | 10% payment cut | access problems

Black Voice News / blackvoicenews.com
NOV 26, 2014
Health Advocates Hope Black Medi-Cal, Medicare Recipients Ready for Cal MediConnect
Corey Arvin
Key Words: Cal MediConnect (CMC) health care program | continuity of care | Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) | Molina Healthcare | adult day health centers

Novato Advance
NOV 20, 2014
Marin's unsung heroes recognized
Joe Wolfcale
Key Words: Marin Adult Day Health Care Center | National Family Caregiver Month | MADHC | LifeLong Medical Care

Lodi News-Sentinel / lodinews.com
NOV 13, 2014
Former teacher Amelia Ernst plans legacy endowment for Lodi's adult day care program
Rich Hanner
Key Words: adult day care | Lodi Adult Day Care program | adult day care services | Lodi Community Foundation

California Healthline
NOV 10, 2014
Fragile, Rural Population About To Be Moved Into Medi-Cal Managed Care
David Gorn
Key Words: Medi-Cal managed care health plans | SPDs | most at-risk for institutionalization | continuity-of-care

Davis Enterprise
OCT 28, 2014
Seniors get a helping hand at Adult Day Care Center
Anne Ternus-Bellamy
Key Words: Yolo Adult Day Health Center | Yolo ADHC | Adult Day Health Center | Adult Day Health Planning Council | Dignity Health: Woodland Healthcare | Friends of Adult Day Health Care

Ventura County Star
OCT 22, 2014
Camarillo adult day care program hosts open house for renovated space
Alicia Doyle
Key Words: Building Hope Adult Day Center | Camarillo Health Care District | adult day program

Orange County Register
OCT 22, 2014
Garden Grove adult care facility celebrates 35 years of holding to life's bright side
Key Words: Acacia Adult Day Services | community-based health home | Adult day care

Daily Democrat
OCT 21, 2014
Blues Harvest helps celebrate center's anniversary
Marie Graham
Key Words: Yolo Adult Day Health Center | Friends of Adult Day Health Care

AFSC News
OCT 8, 2014
Alzheimer's Family Services Center Earns 'Excellence in Care' Distinction from Alzheimer's Foundation of America
Key Words: Alzheimer's Family Services Center (AFSC) | adult day programs | adult day services provider

AARP
OCT 2, 2014
Thinking Policy
Adult Day Services: A Model of Person- and Family-Centered Care
BLOG by Lynn Friss Feinberg
Key Words: community-based adult day service (ADS) centers | home- and community-based services | person- and family-centered system of long-term services and supports in the community

California Healthline
OCT 1, 2014
Capitol Desk
Governor Rejects Adult Day Health Bill; Future of Senior Program Now Up in Air
David Gorn
Key Words: adult day health care | CBAS program | AB 1552 | long-term care and services | California Association of Adult Day Services

New York Times
SEPT 25, 2014
Fighting to Honor a Father's Last Wish: To Die at Home
Nina Bernstein
Key Words: frail, elderly | public health care spending | social adult day care center

Sonoma County Gazette
SEPT 15, 2014
Palm Drive Health Care District Community Listening Results
Daymon Doss
Key Words: Adult day health | Adult day center

Whittier Daily News
SEPT 10, 2014
PIH Health to close adult day care center in La Mirada
Mike Sprague
Key Words: A Day Away Adult Health Center | PIH | adult day health care center

Times-Standard
SEPT 2, 2014
GRAY MATTERS: Redwood Coast PACE opens its doors
Program focuses on keeping frail elders living at home
By Carol Harrison
Key Words: PACE | Humboldt Senior Resource Center | Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly

Broadway World / broadwayworld.com
AUG 20, 2014
The Pacific Symphony to Collaborate on New Projects with Age Well Senior Services, Orange County Rescue Mission and The Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Key Words: Age Well Senior Services | Adult Day Health Care | www.myagewell.org

California Healthline
AUG 18, 2014
Capitol Desk
Cascade of Bills Out of Appropriations; Many Due for Floor Votes This Week
David Gorn
Key Words: AB 1552 | Community Based Adult Services program | CBAS | adult day health care services

Camarillo Acorn
AUG 8, 2014
Health care district building strong foundation
Key Words: Adult Day Center Building Hope Renovation Project | Camarillo Health Care District

California Healthline
JUL 7, 2014
Capitol Desk
Lawsuit Slams the State's Duals Project
David Gorn
Key Words: Cal MediConnect | dual eligibles demonstration project | Coordinated Care Initiative

California Healthline
JUL 7, 2014
Capitol Desk
Lawsuit Slams the State's Duals Project
David Gorn
Key Words: Cal MediConnect | dual eligibles demonstration project | Coordinated Care Initiative

PBS NewsHour
JUN 27, 2014
Fixing the disconnect between Medicare and Medicaid to serve the most vulnerable Americans
Kathleen McCleery, Special Coorespondent
Key Words: Medi-Cal | Medicare | Affordable Care Act | Cal MediConnect | adult day health care programs | Poway Adult Day Health Care Center

California Healthline
JUN 20, 2014
Capitol Desk
Bill to Extend Adult Day Program OK'd
David Gorn
Key Words: adult day health care program | Adult day care | Community Based Adult Services program | CBAS | adult day services | Keeping Adults Free From Institutions | Woodland Healthcare

California Healthline
JUN 19, 2014
Insight
Health Care Battles Focus on What's Left Out of Budget, Not What's in It
David Gorn
Key Words: Medi-Cal provider rate | Stepping Stone | access to care

Woodland Daily Democrat
JUN 7, 2014
Woodland's Yolo Adult Day Health Center celebrates 30 years
Key Words: Yolo Adult Day Health Center

Huffington Post
JUN 5, 2014
Blog
Income Inequality Among America's Seniors Means It's Not Time to Cut the Safety Net
Kevin Prindiville
Key Words: older adults | Medicare | senior poverty

Times-Standard
JUN 5, 2014
Letter
Redwood Coast Music Festivals grant crucial
April Joyce, RN
Key Words: Adult Day Health Care of Mad River

Napa Valley Register
MAY 22, 2014
Upvalley philanthropists donate $100,000 to hospice/adult day services
Key Words: Napa Valley Hospice & Adult Day Services | Adult Day Healthcare Center | NVHADS | Adult Day Services

Senior Housing News
April 3, 2014
Assisted Living Costs Mount More Than LTC Alternatives
Alyssa Gerace
Key Words: long-term care | adult day care | community care | long term care services and support

SF Gate
APR 2, 2014
The Peninsula Blog
Music therapy program aims to help stimulate memories
Chrissy Jones
Key Words: SarahCare of Campbell adult day care center

LifeHealthPro
APR 2, 2014
How much does care cost?!?!
Allison Bell
Key Words: long-term care (LTC) | adult day health care services | adult day care

California Healthline
MAR 31, 2014
Insight
Adult Day Centers Still Struggling
David Gorn
Key Words: Stepping Stone | Adult Day Health Care | ADHC | Community Based Adult Services program | CBAS centers | California Association of Adult Day Services | adult day centers
*Also appeared in Kitsap Sun

New America Media
MAR 29, 2014
Health Care Reform
New CA Program to Streamline Health Care for ‘Dual-Eligibles’
Key Words: adult day care | Loma Linda University Medical Center Adult Day Health Services | Cal MediConnect

California Healthline
MAR 26, 2014
Capitol Desk
San Francisco Adulct Day Centers Get Reprieve From 10% Medi-Cal Rate Cut
David Gorn
Key Words: Community Based Adult Services | adult day health care facilities | Stepping Stone CBAS centers
*Also appeared in Kitsap Sun

San Francisco Chronicle / SFGate.com
MAR 25, 2014
California seniors have highest poverty rate, study finds
Carolyn Jones
Key Words: shrinking safety net | North Berkeley Senior Center

Lamorinda Weekly
MAR 24, 2014
Poll Trust Grant Helps Expand Adult Day Program Facilities
Key Words: Lamorinda Adult Respite Care (LARC) | LARC | social adult day program | Holy Shepherd Lutheran Church | adult-day programs

Sacramento Bee
MAR 24, 2014
County-operated senior day-care center to open in El Dorado Hills
Cathy Locke
Key Words: senior day-care center

PBS NewsHour
MAR 20, 2014
Video
Innovating technology for the needs and health of elders
Featuring Institute on Aging

Penn State
MAR 19, 2014
Press Release
Adult day services boosts beneficial stress hormones in caregivers
Steven Zarit
Key Words: adult day services | adult day care service

Chico Enterprise Record / ChicoER.com
MAR 14, 2014
Peg Taylor Center celebrates 28 years
Key Words: Peg Taylor Center for Adult Day Health Care

pr.com
MAR 14, 2014
Press Release
A “Grace- ful” Move: TMC Financing Helps Grace Adult Day Health Care Purchase a New Location During a Critical Time, with an SBA 504 Loan
Key Words: Grace Adult Day Health Care

The Almanac
MAR 10, 2014
Sequoia Hospital grants aimed at senior services
Key Words: Peninsula volunteers | adult day program at Rosener House | San Carlos Adult Day Center

Press Release
MAR 6, 2014
Cal Optima Restores Funding for Centers Serving Frail Seniors
Thirty local adult day health care centers to receive financial support from CalOptima

California Healthline
MAR 5, 2014
Insight
Medi-Cal Cuts Undermining Senior Programs, Facilities, Advocates Say
David Gorn
Key Words: All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly | PACE | 10% Medi-Cal reimbursement cut | Adult day health care | Rehabilitation Services of Northern California | access to care

California Healthline
FEB 18, 2014
Insight
State Officials, Advocates at Odds Over Size, Scope, Details of Duals Project
David Gorn
Key Words: dual eligibles | older Californians who qualify for both Medicare and Medi-Cal | access to care

USA Today
JAN 31, 2014
More elderly get care from families than paid workers
Sharon Jayson
Key Words: long-term care provider | adult day centers

California Healthline
JAN 30, 2014
Insight
Dual Eligibles Transition Sparks Worries
David Gorn
Key Words: Cal MediConnect duals demonstration project | Adult Day Health Care program | Community Based Adult Services program | CBAS

Porterville Record
JAN 21, 2014
Crisis situation - Adult Day Services in danger of closing
Esther Avila
Key Words: Porterville Adult Day Services | PADS | adult day program | Older Americans Act | OAA | Area Agency on Aging

San Gabriel Valley Times
JAN 21, 2014
Four injured after woman drives van into Arcadia adult day care
Jason Henry
Key Words: Arcadia Adult Day Health Care Center | day care center
Also appeared:
1/21/14: Los Angeles Times
1/22/14: San Jose Mercury News

Napa Valley Register
JAN 18, 2014
Vintners invest in health, happiness of local seniors
Dr. Robert Moore
Key Words: Napa Valley Hospice and Adult Day Services

PBS NewsHour / PBS.org
JAN 13, 2014
Senior Cyberspace
Closing the digital divide by helping seniors get online
Mary Jo Brooks
Key Words: St. Barnabas Senior Center

Huffington Post
JAN 8, 2014
Blog
Seniors Remain on Frontline in War on Poverty
Kevin Prindiville
Key Words: health care and long-term services and supports | safety net programs

Santa Maria Times
JAN 4, 2014
Senior volunteers bring joy to Wisdom Center participants
Key Words: Wisdom Center | Santa Maria Wisdom Center | Adult Day Health Care Program | community-based day program

Videos - 2014

Your Money, Your Life | APR 14 & 15, 2014
What are Adult Day Services
Elder Law Attorney Ramsey A. Bahrawy interviews Amanda Sillars of Total ADHC Solutions


SBSS AGEnts for Change Video Series | 2014

 

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