LOSS OF SHINE FUNDING

posted Dec 7, 2011, 10:34 AM by Frank Baskin   [ updated Dec 8, 2011, 8:26 AM ]
The Federal Govermnent is reducing SHINE funding by almost 50%. This program has trained volunteers to inform seniors about social security, medicare including the prescription. medication. ..FOR MORE CLICK TITLE...  benefit, medicaid, the Affordable Care Act(the National Health Care Law) and more. They have provided a low cost benefit for many seniors around the country.
It is unclear how States will address this loss but it will be diffciult for them to make up this reveune shortfall considering their own revenue challenges.
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