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Home Care Daily recently published an article that reviews the nuts and bolts of SB 567, a piece of legislation that will affect how the Circuit Breaker Tax Credit is implemented in the State of Missouri. To read the entire article, PLEASE CLICK THIS LINK.

Since 2005, the Money Follows the Person (MFP) program has been instrumental in helping more than 75,000 older adults and people with disabilities transition from institutional settings back to the community. However, new funding for MFP expired in 2016, and advocates and lawmakers have been working to promote a bipartisan plan to extend funding that […]

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HB1906 establishes the Senior Services Development and Growth Program to provide additional funding for senior services 4/9/18 (H) On House calendar for Perfection. It is sponsored by Rep. Galen Higdon.  Please contact your Representative NOW to urge passage of this bill.  Because of the large number of bills scheduled for Perfection, the exact hearing time […]

During the last legislative session, the rules of eligibility for the MO Rx program were changed. Previously, seniors who qualified under Medicare rules were eligible for the program. The change required that seniors be qualified under both Medicare and Medicaid guidelines. As a result, 60,000 seniors lost prescription drug assistance under the MO Rx program. […]

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  • Apr 9 - PRIORITY #1 Senior Services Development and Growth Fund
    HB1906 establishes the Senior Services Development and Growth Program to provide additional funding for senior services 4/9/18 (H) On House calendar for Perfection. It is sponsored by Rep. Galen Higdon.  Please contact your Representative NOW to urge passage of this bill.  Because of the large number of bills scheduled for Perfection, the exact hearing time […]
  • Apr 9 - MORx – Encouraging Words From State Senate (Update)
    During the last legislative session, the rules of eligibility for the MO Rx program were changed. Previously, seniors who qualified under Medicare rules were eligible for the program. The change required that seniors be qualified under both Medicare and Medicaid guidelines. As a result, 60,000 seniors lost prescription drug assistance under the MO Rx program. […]
  • Mar 27 - New Language Proposed For Senior Tax Credit Bill – SB567
    New language has been proposed for SB567, a bill that provides tax credit reimbursement for owners and renters of primary residences who meet minimum income thresholds. A thorough examination of the impacts of the new language is not yet available. The substitute was offered on March 27, 2018. CLICK HERE FOR A COPY OF THE […]