Government Set To Reopen

January 23, 2018, Kimberly Marselas, McKnight's Long-Term Care News - While the temporary government funding bill passed Monday night gives a deeply divided Congress more time to negotiate a final budget deal, advocacy groups said it overlooks the fact that several senior causes need immediate solutions.

“Congress needs to get the job done,” a spokeswoman for LeadingAge told McKnight's Monday evening.  “They need to pass 2018 spending legislation that will fully fund renewal by HUD of the rental assistance contracts and home- and community-based services funded under the Older Americans Act.  And Medicare therapy caps need a fix.”

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