Last week, Congress passed and the President signed legislation to fund the federal government for the remaining six months of fiscal year 2018 (FY18). The spending package, known as an omnibus, addresses several of Medicare Rights top priorities:
Medicare Rights thanks lawmakers for their efforts to prioritize older adults and people with disabilities in the final FY18 spending bill. Looking ahead, we will seek to build upon these investments in FY19, and will continue work to advance our goals that were not addressed in the bill, including the BENES Act and an extension of the Medicaid Money Follows the Person program.
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