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2011 Press Releases

Listed below are AoA-related press releases and media advisories. For further information, please call 202-357-3507.


November
22 HHS Expands Initiative to Protect Medicare and Seniors From Fraud
18 Georgia Organization Awarded Funds to Find New Ways to Improve Care for People with Medicare
18 Ohio Organizations Awarded Funds to Find New Ways to Improve Care for People with Medicare
18 Maine Organization Awarded Funds to Find New Ways to Improve Care for People with Medicare
18 Arizona Organization Awarded Funds to Find New Ways to Improve Care for People with Medicare
18 Massachusetts Organization Awarded Funds to Find New Ways to Improve Care for People with Medicare
18 Illinois Organization Awarded Funds to Find New Ways to Improve Care for People with Medicare
14 We Can't Wait: Health Care Innovation Challenge Will Improve Care, Save Money, Focus on Health Care Jobs
8 Medicare Expands Coverage of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Services
4 Seniors Save More than $1.2 Billion on Prescriptions Thanks to the Affordable Care Act
1 2011 National Family Caregivers Month
 
October
20 New Go4Life campaign focuses on fitness for older adults
19 Medicare Covers Screening and Counseling for Alcohol Misuse and Screening for Depression
14 Administration on Aging awards National Hispanic Senior Medicare Patrol grant to fight Medicare fraud
13 Administration on Aging funds first national adult protective services resource center
03 Administration on Aging Announces new National Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging
 
September
30 CMS Announces Release of Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 State Health Insurance Assistance Program Performance Awards Funding
30 Family caregiver respite services to expand in Seven States and DC
28 Administration on Aging announces grants to enhance state Alzheimer’s services
 
August
25 Administration on Aging grants first-time funding dedicated to Native American elder abuse prevention
 
July
26 Assistant Secretary Greenlee awards six new lifespan respite grants
26 Assistant Secretary Greenlee awards $2.25 million to Boston College to enhance home and community based service delivery
 
June
29 Affordable Care Act Delivers Cheaper Prescription Drugs to Nearly 500,000 People
 
March
15 National media outreach campaign to seniors about preventing Medicare fraud
15 Older adults not getting recommended preventive services
 
February
16 NCOA Awards Grants to 10 Organizations to Help Seniors, People with Disabilities Access Benefits
 
January
24 HHS releases $200 million in emergency funding to states for energy assistance
24 Health care fraud prevention and enforcement efforts recover record $4 billion; new Affordable Care Act tools will help fight fraud
21 Sebelius announces three million Medicare beneficiaries have received prescription drug cost relief under the Affordable Care Act
12 HHS increases total LIHEAP funding available to help low-income families to $3.9 billion
 

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