Bob Casey

“Free” For-Profit Senior Services Referrals: Buyer Beware

Those online senior living referral services are getting a lot of attention these days. And not in a good way. The chairman of the US Senate Aging Committee has begun an investigation into assisted living referrals by A Place for Mom, one of the biggest commercial advice outfits. At the same time, more states are requiring firms to publicly disclose [...]

By |2024-07-03T10:15:53-04:00July 3rd, 2024|elder care|0 Comments

Where Long-Term Care Reform Goes Now

Last week, President Biden agreed to drop his proposed $400 billion increase in the federal share of Medicaid’s home-based long-term care services. He made the concession to reach a deal with a bipartisan group of 21 senators on a much broader physical infrastructure bill. But the flaws in the current system of supports and services for older adults and young [...]

By |2021-06-30T10:38:34-04:00June 30th, 2021|long term care reform|0 Comments

A Simple Solution To Medicare’s Enrollment Mess

Enrolling in Medicare Part B should be simple. But for years the government has been making enrollment nearly impossible for millions of seniors, especially those who are still working or who have delayed taking their Social Security benefits. They are never told that are eligible for Medicare, they don’t know that they face still penalties if they don’t enroll by [...]

By |2018-02-14T12:43:53-05:00October 25th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments