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Federal Statutes that Impact Assisted Living

ALFA supports programs that help seniors live with dignity and respect.

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Act
(Signed into law January 4, 2011)

Elder Justice Act
(Signed into law March 23, 2009 as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act)

Home and Community Balanced Incentives Act
(Signed into law March 23, 2009 as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act)

Medicare Payment Improvement Act
(Signed into law March 23, 2009 as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act)

Money Follows the Person Demonstration Program
(Originally signed into law in 2005 as a part of the Deficit Reduction Act and reauthorized on March 23, 2009 as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act)

Nursing Home Transparency and Improvement Act
(Signed into law March 23, 2009 as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act)

Patient Safety and Abuse Prevention Act
(Signed into law March 23, 2009 as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act)

Physician Payments Sunshine Act
(Signed into law March 23, 2009 as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act)

Retooling the Health Care Workforce for an Aging America Act
(Key provisions signed into law March 23, 2009 as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act)

Older Americans Act
(Originally signed into law in 1965 and reauthorized in 2006)

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