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Latest Issue of Disability and Health Journal -April 2015

Issue Highlights

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

News to Use

NY Reverses Limitation on Prosthetic Coverage..more info here

AAHD - Disability & Health Journal, April 2015 issue available here

Disability and Public Health News….click here for weekly update.

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

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AAHD Launches 2015 Membership Campaign….click here.

Presidents Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities (PCPID) on the designation of people with intellectual disabilities as being Medically Underserved Populaiton (MUP) click here.

White House Announces Disability Hiring Guide for Employers. The guide can be downloaded here: PDF.

Disability and Health Data System webinar. The archived webinar can be found here.

Friends of NCBDDD Webinar: Uncovering the Power of Data: Disability and Health Data Systems (DHDS)..More info.

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

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

National Disability Navigator Resource Collaborative (NDNRC) releases new Fact Sheets… Click here..

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


No Wrong Door – Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs) – RFP

Administration for Community Living (ACL) with CMS & the VA request for proposals; deadline for application is July 27
Learn more here.

NIDILRR Final Priority – Outcomes for Home and Community-Based Services

National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) May 21 Federal Register announcement
Learn more here.

Home and Community-Based Services for Seniors – GAO Report

Government Accountability Office (GAO) May report
Learn more here.

Tools for Measuring Quality in Case Management

May 19 Commission for Certified Case Management webinar
Learn more here.

AHRQ Patient-Centered Medical Home (Health Home) Resource Center: An Exploration

May 21 Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) webinar conducted by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Learn more here.… Read More »»

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