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The House and Senate have each passed their own version of H.R. 1 and are now starting a House/Senate Conference Committee to iron out their differences. Both bills are bad for older adults. At risk are the medical expense tax deduction, private activity bonds and advance refunding, and the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program.
The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday passed major tax reform legislation. Attention on efforts to make the first major changes to the federal tax code in decades now turns to the U.S. Senate, where a vote is expected as early as next week.
Just when everyone thought we had a breather from fighting efforts to cut and cap Medicaid, things have changed once again in the Senate. Medicaid opponents could bring another piece of health care legislation to the Senate floor before the end of September.
The Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) is in the process of User Acceptance Training (UAT) for the MITS hospice portal. Several ODM staff are testing the portal and are actively working to make certain the system is ready for the August 16, 2017 release date. ODM is also slated to have a conference call with a hospice that has been utilizing the portal for some time, to gather “hands on” information to apply during the UAT process.
February 27, 2018
Policy options to improve health and impact spending growth
The Conference Center at OCLC, 6600 Kilgour Place, Dublin, OH 43017
March 7, 2018
Mega What? Understanding How the New Long Term Care Regulations Impact Hospice Care in Nursing Facilities
Lunch & Learn Series
March 13, 2018
LeadingAge Ohio Offices, 2233 North Bank Drive, Columbus, OH 43220