Casey, Scott, Colleagues Introduce SENIOR CARE Act to Ensure Working Seniors with Disabilities Keep Medicaid Coverage
Chairman of the U.S. Special Committee on Aging Bob Casey (D-PA), Ranking Member Tim Scott (R-SC) and Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) introduced the bipartisan Supporting And Empowering the Nation to Improve Outcomes That Reaffirm Careers, Activities, and Recreation for the Elderly (SENIOR CARE) Act to lift the Ticket To Work Program's Medicaid age restriction and to allow for seniors over the age of 65 to continue to work and keep their Medicaid coverage. Senators Casey and Portman first introduced the SENIOR CARE Act in 2019.
Casey, Scott to Hold Hearing on Economic Toll of COVID-19 on Older Workers
On Thursday, April 29, the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging Chairman Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) and Ranking Member Tim Scott (R-SC) will hold a hearing entitled, "A Changing Workforce: Supporting Older Workers Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond." The hearing will examine how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected older Americans' employment and financial security and what must be done to help older Americans get back on their feet as the Nation's economy recovers.
Casey, Scott, Wyden, Crapo Call on Biden Administration to Collect and Release Nursing Home COVID-19 Vaccination Data
U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging Chairman Bob Casey, (D-PA) and Ranking Member Tim Scott (R-SC), along with Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Raking Member Mike Crapo (R-ID) today asked the Biden Administration to collect and make public data on COVID-19 vaccination rates in the Nation's nursing homes at the facility level.
Casey, Scott to Host Hearing on Health Care Needs for At-Risk Americans Amid Pandemic
On Thursday, March 18, the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging Chairman Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) and Ranking Member Tim Scott (R-SC) will hold a hearing entitled, "COVID-19 One Year Later: Addressing Health Care Needs for At-Risk Americans." During the hearing, Senators Casey and Scott will examine how aging Americans most likely to face serious complications and hospitalization from COVID-19, including seniors, people with disabilities and communities of color, are faring one year into the pandemic.
Bob Casey (D-PA)
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