Maintenance-Of-Effort Provisions

Providers take trip to the top with LeadingAge PEAK leadership summit


LeadingAge will host its spring annual meeting Sunday through Wednesday in Washington. Typically considered a "Capitol Hill fly-in" during which providers meet with their respective states' lawmakers to push the LeadingAge agenda, the meeting also will feature keynote speakers, workshops and educational sessions throughout. There also will be an exhibit hall Monday morning. Educator and a co-author of the best-selling "Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard" Dan Heath will deliver the keynote leadership address Monday morning.

House committee passes bill that allows Medicaid beneficiary cuts

The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health on Thursday voted along party lines on legislation that would let states cut individuals from Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program. The provision is known as the State Flexibility Act.