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Caregiving and Long COVID:

Long COVID has changed Louise Salant’s life. She deals with increased stress, new responsibilities, and many medical emergencies. Getting through the day is a challenge. Salant has had to deal with this condition not only as a patient but also as a caregiver. She cares for her aunt Eileen Salant. Eileen has been dealing with…

Why the COVID-19 Emergency Ending Could Be Catastrophic:

The White House announced on January 30 that the public health emergency regarding COVID-19 would end in May. The decision to discontinue the emergency will have far-reaching implications for numerous health measures that many Americans have depended on. These include free immunizations, booster doses, testing, and treatments. However, it will also result in millions of…

Medicaid and Work

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced guidelines in January 2018 that would allow states to use 1115 Waivers to implement “work and community engagement” requirements for Medicaid beneficiaries. Adult Medicaid beneficiaries who are 65 or older, pregnant, or qualify for Medicaid because they receive disability benefits under the Supplemental Security Income (SSI)…

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