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LA County Announces: Nearly 40,000 Seniors and Disabled to Lose Home Care Service Hours Due to State Budget Cuts
Date:9/21/2009

ce they force people who lose their home care to turn to costly emergency rooms and institutions in order to survive."

Originally scheduled to take place on September 1, 2009, the cuts to the IHSS program have been pushed back to November 1 due to the enormous task of the California Department of Social Services to send a Notice of Action to all individuals who will be losing services and care hours throughout California.

In an effort to ensure that IHSS recipients know their rights, disability advocates such as Communities Actively Living Independent and Free (CALIF) are spreading the word that IHSS recipients whose care hours and services are being cut have the right to appeal. They are also raising awareness of the fact that by filing an appeal quickly, they may be able to retain their current hours until their appeal is heard.

"It's imperative that any IHSS recipient who receives a Notice of Action understands that they have the right to appeal cuts to their hours," said Lillibeth Navarro, Executive Director of CALIF. "If they call the toll-free number on the back of their Notice of Action before the cuts are put into place and request 'aid paid pending,' their service hours should remain intact until the hearing takes place."

The IHSS program serves 445,000 seniors and people with disabilities throughout California (186,000 in Los Angeles County) by providing in-home care assistance for tasks such as bathing, feeding, cleaning, meal preparation, getting to doctors' appointments, and other personal care services. Every year, the IHSS program saves California taxpayers millions of dollars as it is on average 4 times LESS expensive than other alternative care options such as institutional care.


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