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May 2017

Legislation Affecting Seniors on Medicaid Advancing in Nevada Legislature

Midway through the Nevada Legislative Session, there are four bills that have survived the first deadline to cross into the other house.

The bills have been filed under an “exempt” status, eliminating them from various deadlines necessary to stay active.

All four bills would initiate a process to review and institute a fair formula for updating the Medicaid reimbursement rate providers receive to care for lowincome beneficiaries. The Medicaid reimbursement rate has not been raised for many providers since 2002, making it difficult for them to cover costs in caring for the population.

Those bills to update the reimbursement rate are:

All the bills can be found at www.leg.state.nv.us.

Picnic for Older Americans Month

Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada is partnering with the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of Washoe County to celebrate “Older American’s Month” with “A Picnic in the Park” at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park.

A picnic lunch will be provided and students from the Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology Program at the University of Nevada, Reno will offer guided nature walks. There will also be several organizations in attendance to educate local seniors about the services they offer for older adults, including the Benefits Enrollment Center at Catholic Charities.

Register by May 12th at rsvp@unr.edu or (775) 784- 1807.

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