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AAHSA charges ahead on healthcare reform efforts

The healthcare reform train is beginning to gather speed, and the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging is enjoying the ride. Today, Sen. Ed Kennedy (D-MA) released the much talked-about “Affordable Health Choices Act.” The bill calls for people to pay into a plan that would allow them a cash benefit in…

Long-term care reform may have to wait

There was no battle cry. No calls to storm the halls of Congress. Instead the message at the American Health Care Association’s two-day Congressional Briefing was subtle: You can ask lawmakers for long-term care reform, but save your energy for other issues. This toned-down rhetoric regarding long-term care reform was evident at the lobbying event in Washington, D.C., this week.…

Spreading the word about long-term care reform

Take a look at the top news stories on our Web site today and you’ll notice a common topic: healthcare reform. That subject has captured the attention of federal lawmakers and the long-term care community. “I think there’s a sincere effort to try to do something this year,” said Peter Clendenin, executive vice president of…

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