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and 2014 Research Opportunities at www.disabilityresearchcenter.com

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Latest Issue of Disability and Health Journal -January 2015


Issue Highlights

Dedicated to improve overall health and reduce health disparities for people with disabilities through health promotion and wellness.

News to Use

AAHD - Disability & Health Journal, January 2015 issue available here.

The Congress of the United States has sent the President appropriations legislation through September 30, 2015. Details on ACL-CDC-CDC NCBDDD-CDC Chronic Disease-Prevention & Public Health Fund-and-SAMHSA are available on the AAHD public policy updates page.  Click here.

Visit AAHD’s National Disability Navigator Resources Collaborative to learn about ACA Enrollment and 2015 Community Outreach Collaboratives at  www.nationaldisabilitynavigator.org

National Council on Aging leads first ever National Falls Prevention Resource Center – visit  www.ncoa.org/improve-health/center-for-healthy-aging/falls-prevention

Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability  May 2015:  www.pacrim.hawaii.edu

TSA – Call TSA Cares toll free at 1-855-787-2227 if you or a family member has a disability or medical condition

AAHD and Drexel University On Line form partnership for tuition reduction for AAHD members – More info here.

AAHD Launches 2014 Membership Campaign….click here.

AAHD Receives Year Two Funding for NDNRCMore info here.

Disability and Public Health in Media….click here for weekly update.

AAHD - Disability & Health Journal, January 2015 issue available here.

CMS posts Special Enrollment Period and Medicaid/Chip screener tool at www.healthcare.gov/screener

Recently released Guidelines on Disability Inclusion on Physical Activity, Nutrition and Obesity: click here.  Also click on guidelines on the right of this page.

Tutorial Videos for Accessing Data on the Health of People with Disabilities. To access the videos, click here.

Visit AAHD Public Policy Center for Latest Policy Updates

New On Line Training Modules: Project Accessibility USA

“Getting the Right Health Care: How the NDNRC Can Help” Webinar – See PowerPoint.

 

Colorado-Virginia-Illinois: Public Health Integration in Health Reform

November 19 HMA webinar
Learn more here.

“Does Public Health Have a Future?”

December 10 Health Affairs blog
Learn more here.

“Parity or Disparity: The State of Mental Health in America”

New report by Mental Health America
Learn more here.

State Aging Health Ratings

United Health Foundation 2014 edition (25th yearly report)
Learn more here.

Medicaid Managed Care Networks

HHS Office of the Inspector General (OIG) December report
Learn more here.

Half of Medicaid Physicians Are Unavailable

December 10 Governing magazine review of OIG Medicaid managed care network report (above)
Learn more here.… Read More »»

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