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Aging and Disabilities

Issues involving Aging and Disabilities

The following testimony was delivered by CLS attorney Pam Walz to the Philadelphia City Council Committee on Labor and Civil Service on June 15, 2016. Good morning.  My name is Pamela Walz,...
The following comments were submitted to the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services by CLS' Aging and Disabilities Unit on December 11, 2015. Re:      Community...
The following testimony was delivered by CLS attorney Jenny Kye at the Public Meeting on Managed Long-Term Supports and Services on June 26, 2015. Good afternoon.  My name is Jennifer Kye,...
The Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) has been failing in its job to protect nursing home residents.  Over the past several years, DOH has significantly decreased the issuance of sanctions...
Community Legal Services, Inc. (CLS) filed a class action lawsuit against the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS, formerly the Department of Public Welfare or DPW) on behalf of...
Has your hospital stay or skilled nursing facility stay been denied by Medicare because you were in “observation status” while hospitalized? CLS can help. What is “observation status”? It is a...
Over 65 and don't have Medicare Part A? You may be able to get help to get it! Download our guide below to get the information you need.
This presentation was sponsored by Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA).
This video explains the basics of Medical Assistance ("Medicaid") Estate Recovery and answers important questions about the program. Funding for this video was made possible by Philadelphia...
This brochure is for anyone who owns a home and may receive Medical Assistance to pay for their care in a nursing home or in the community. Download the full article to view the brochure. To...