Navigation Links
Coalition to Protect Senior Care Praises Bipartisan House Effort to Protect Seniors' Nursing Home Care, LTC Workforce
Date:2/26/2009

CPSC: FY 2010 Budget Must Complement Stimulus Policy Objectives, Not Undermine Them

JOPLIN, Mo., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In praising a new bipartisan letter from four U.S. House lawmakers to President Barack Obama urging him to protect federal eldercare funding, the Coalition to Protect Senior Care (CPSC) said that while the recently passed American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) will help strengthen the nation's long term care workforce, the White House should also ensure adequate Medicare funding is included in the FY 2010 budget as a means of protecting front line care jobs and seniors' growing care needs.

In a new letter to President Obama, U.S. Reps. Earl Pomeroy (D-ND), Shelley Berkley (D-NV), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) and Ginny Brown-Waite (R-FL) said, "We are writing to respectfully ask that in drafting your Fiscal Year 2010 (FY 2010) Budget, you do not propose Medicaid and Medicare payment policy recommendations that will adversely affect long term care delivery. While we recognize the importance of ensuring the future solvency of these programs, we ask that you also ensure that the best interest of our nation's frail elderly and the disabled served by skilled nursing facilities (SNF) are kept in mind."

Lori Porter, co-founder of the National Association of Health Care Assistants (NAHCA), and a senior spokesperson for the Coalition to Protect Senior Care, based in Joplin, MO, stated, "With proper spending safeguards at the state level, ARRA and its Medicaid component will help bolster the capacity of America's long term care workforce, and we commend the President and Congress for passing this key bill."

Continued Porter, "It is important now to ensure Medicare is adequately funded in the FY 2010 budget so that federal policy is consistent and complementary in terms of promoting workforce stability and capacity," she continued. "Medicare cuts would turn
'/>"/>

SOURCE Coalition to Protect Senior Care
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Launches Aggressive Ad Campaign Directed at United States Congress
2. Coalition America Announces Addition of Mollie Gordon Brown as Chief Strategy Officer
3. Health IT Now! Coalition to Discuss the Urgent Need to Pass Health IT Legislation
4. Health IT Now! Coalition Urges Congress to Pass Health Information Technology Bill This Year
5. Fairness Coalition Applauds Senate Passage of Mental Health Parity Bill
6. Coalition America Renews Relationship with Musketeer to Offer Streamlined Claims Repricing and Adjudication Solution for Benefit Administrators
7. Health IT Now! Coalition Calls on Congress to Pass Health Information Technology Legislation This Year
8. Congressional Community Pharmacy Coalition To Protect Community Pharmacies and Preserve Patient Access
9. Hospital-led Coalition Cautions Motorists on New Risks October 1, Lauds Legislative Leaders for Scheduling No-fault Hearings Next Week
10. Coalition to Protect Floridas Drivers Applauds Governor Crist for Adding PIP to Special Session
11. Hospitals and the Coalition to Protect Floridas Drivers Applaud Lawmakers for Reviving No-Fault Insurance
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/19/2014)... editorial published in this week,s JAMA highlights ... tools when considering how to treat patients. Written by ... Center and chair of pediatrics at Boston University School ... JAMA , the editorial examines results of a study ... an example of how doctors can often over-emphasize certain ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... Kars4Kids , a national nonprofit organization ... partnership with New York State Senator Gustavo Rivera to ... The giveaway will take place in conjunction with Rivera’s ... August 22. , “With a mission focused on ... children for school with the necessary supplies is imperative,” ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... August 19, 2014 “ Inbox Blueprint ... course designed to provide users with the tools necessary ... marketing techniques and strategies. The course which was ... of excitement throughout the internet marketing world. The commotion ... HonestyFirstReviews.com's Tiffany Hendricks prompting an updated review of the ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... (HealthDay News) -- Lupus and other rheumatic diseases ... seizures, which can delay a correct diagnosis for ... rheumatic diseases can also cause these types of ... Center in Maywood, Ill. Rheumatic disorders include ... soft tissues, such as lupus, systemic vasculitis and ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... 2014 In honor of National Dog Day on ... old furry friend by offering tips on caring for aging dogs. ... more. Because of this, dog owners need to realize the dog’s ... age, their needs change. They will not want to spend as ... used to. Because of this, pet owners should consider altering the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Review of clinical treatment of bronchiolitis in infants reveals over-reliance on one test 2Health News:Backpack Giveaway Kars4Kids Partners with New York State Senator Gustavo Rivera to Prepare Bronx Students for New School Year 2Health News:Anik Singal’s “Inbox Blueprint” Review Released By HonestyFirstReviews.com 2Health News:Certain Symptoms Can Delay Lupus Diagnosis, Researchers Report 2Health News:The Puppy Store Helps Pet Owners Care for Aging Dogs 2
... April 17 Even though suicide outranks homicide as ... death certificates thwart healthcare policymakers who want to create ... a WVU study shows."The Institute of Medicine ... have been diagnosed with a mental disorder, but death ...
... slumber , , FRIDAY, April 17 (HealthDay News) -- Over-the-counter ... with autism, a small U.S. study shows. , The ... with autism spectrum disorder, fragile X syndrome (FXS), or ... or a placebo for two weeks. After they completed ...
... partner and accomplished medical malpractice litigator Gary S. Genovese ... most recently of Martin, Lister, Alvarez & Genovese PLC ... and has had his cases featured in USA Today, ... He is well known for litigating cases throughout the ...
... where people are watching their spending, prescription discount card ... pricesWARRENSVILLE HEIGHTS, Ohio, April 17 The ... help provide its residents with some relief from the ... making free prescription drug discount cards available to city ...
... Recent economic events have led people to re-examine ... Many are feeling that it is time to get ... they are deciding to start their families now, instead ... is reflected in a growing number of couples who ...
... new German technology to process the conversion of medical records from ... ... April 17, 2009 -- Penny Imaging Exchange, Inc. (PIE) has acquired ... to digital form - the DRS Digitizer . With the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Team Uncovers Discrepancy in Death Certificates Listing Suicide 2Health News:Melatonin May Ease Sleep Problems in Autistic Children 2Health News:Veteran Medical Malpractice Litigator Gary S. Genovese Re-Joins Conrad & Scherer LLP 2Health News:City of Warrensville Heights Residents Have Access to Easy-to-Use Prescription Drug Discount Card Launched Today 2Health News:Family Cocooning in the Face of Recession Leads to Expanded Business for Bay Area Fertility Doctor - Dr. Danielle Lane 2Health News:Penny Imaging Exchange, Inc. Acquires New Technology to Capture Medical Records from Microfiche 2Health News:Penny Imaging Exchange, Inc. Acquires New Technology to Capture Medical Records from Microfiche 3
(Date:8/19/2014)... , Aug. 19, 2014 Research and ... Products - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their ... for Anti-Adhesion Products in US$ Thousands by the following three ... Procedures. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for ... , Europe , Asia-Pacific ...
(Date:8/18/2014)... and HERZLIYA-PITUACH, Israel , Aug. ... OMX First North Premier, Stockholm : "IMNP"), ... that its application to list its common stock on the ... Market, a unit of the NASDAQ OMX Group. IMMUNE,s common ... Market at the opening of trading on August 21, 2014 ...
(Date:8/18/2014)... 2014 Reportlinker.com announces that a new market ... Russia Sinuscopes Market Outlook to 2020 ... Market Outlook to 2020 Summary ... 2020", provides key market data on the Russia Sinuscopes ... dollars, volume (in units) and average prices (in US ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Anti-Adhesion Products - Strategic Business Report 2014 2Immune Pharmaceuticals Announces Approval for Listing on the NASDAQ Capital Market 2Immune Pharmaceuticals Announces Approval for Listing on the NASDAQ Capital Market 3Immune Pharmaceuticals Announces Approval for Listing on the NASDAQ Capital Market 4Russia Sinuscopes Market Outlook to 2020 2Russia Sinuscopes Market Outlook to 2020 3Russia Sinuscopes Market Outlook to 2020 4
... , SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. , Jan. 22 Matrixx Initiatives, ... financial results for the fiscal 2010 third quarter, ended December 31, ... January 25, 2010 . An earnings conference call will be held the ... AM ET . , To access the teleconference, please call (888) 452-4006 ...
... ... Called Ampyra, to Improve Walking for People With All Types of ... The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the ... Therapeutics) for its ability to improve walking speed in people with ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. Sets Time for Discussion of Third Quarter Fiscal 2010 Financial Results 2Ampyra is First Symptom Management Drug Developed Specifically to Treat MS, the First Oral MS Therapy Approved for MS, and the First New FDA Approved Therapy to Come Through the MS Pipeline Since 2004 2Ampyra is First Symptom Management Drug Developed Specifically to Treat MS, the First Oral MS Therapy Approved for MS, and the First New FDA Approved Therapy to Come Through the MS Pipeline Since 2004 3Ampyra is First Symptom Management Drug Developed Specifically to Treat MS, the First Oral MS Therapy Approved for MS, and the First New FDA Approved Therapy to Come Through the MS Pipeline Since 2004 4Ampyra is First Symptom Management Drug Developed Specifically to Treat MS, the First Oral MS Therapy Approved for MS, and the First New FDA Approved Therapy to Come Through the MS Pipeline Since 2004 5Ampyra is First Symptom Management Drug Developed Specifically to Treat MS, the First Oral MS Therapy Approved for MS, and the First New FDA Approved Therapy to Come Through the MS Pipeline Since 2004 6
... doubled Nd:YAG laser is mounted on Haag ... selected between 0.2 and 2.0 mJ. The ... and 700 microns. Knobs for laser energy ... on the laser head. The laser system ...
... Tango ophthalmic laser system provides two lasers ... and a photodisruptor for posterior capsulotomy and ... Nd:YAG producing pulsed 532 nm light. The ... nm. The appropriate laser can be easily ...
... Glaucoma Laser System features a patented technique ... glaucoma. It selectively targets pigmented cells and ... Selecta II is equipped with a Q-switch ... light, which induces the same cell replacement ...
Thin and smooth jaws, designed to enter trough 3 mm incision, cross action....
Medicine Products: