One of Argentum’s top priorities is to monitor legislative and regulatory activity in Washington, D.C., as well as across all 50 states. Our goal is to advocate for meaningful laws and regulations and try to prevent passage of reform that would negatively impact our member companies and the residents they serve.

Argentum members can use the Grassroots Toolkit and Resource Bank to support communication efforts with representatives and encourage knowledge building around trending issues that may affect senior living. Apply for the Argentum STAR program to be recognized for your extraordinary efforts.

 

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Grassroots Advocacy Toolkit

This toolkit, developed by Argentum, explains the importance of grassroots advocacy and provides effective communication tools.
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Resource Bank

The resource bank provides links to resources on topics trending on the state and federal level.

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LifeSpan Network Applauds Rate Increase for Maryland Medicaid Long-Term Services and Supports Providers

May 23, 2018

Columbia, Md. —  LifeSpan Network applauds Gov. Hogan for his approval of a 3 percent—or $20.2 million—rate increase for long-term services and supports (LTSS) providers as part of the state’s fiscal year 2019 budget. “This rate increase demonstrates the level of commitment that both the governor and the legislature have for the more than 42,000 individuals…

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Entitlement Reform Unlikely This Year

April 25, 2018

With the planned retirement of House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), mid-term elections, and President Trump’s campaign pledge not to cut Social Security and Medicare, House and Senate GOP members have indicated that the possibility of entitlement reform this year or in the next Congress is very slim.  House members discussed their skepticism at a recent…

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Sens. Collins, Warner, and Markey Call for Increased Investment in Alzheimer’s Research

April 25, 2018

The National Alzheimer’s Project Plan Act passed and signed into law in December 2010, set the goal of preventing and effectively treating Alzheimer’s disease by 2025. In support, Sens. Collins, Warner, and Markey were joined by 35 bipartisan Senate colleagues in a letter to the Appropriations Committee urging support for continued and increased funding of…

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House and Senate Aim to Vote on Opioid Legislation by Memorial Day Recess

April 25, 2018

Health Oversight Committees of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate have held a series of hearings over the past two months to discuss and receive input on a legislative package to address the opioid crisis. Over 30 individual bills have been introduced that aim to address the crisis primarily though Medicare and…

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Argentum Advocates for You State Update

April 24, 2018

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Argentum Advocates for You State Update

March 28, 2018

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Gov. Scott Signs Legislation at Five Star Senior Living Community

March 27, 2018

On March 26, Gov. Rick Scott of Florida signed into law legislation requiring nursing homes and assisted living communities in the state to have power generators. The signing took place at Calusa Harbour, a Five Star Senior Living community in Ft. Myers. Representatives from several industry trade groups attended and shared remarks at the ceremonial…

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