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News to Use
AAHD Joins Coalition Presenting a Services and Supports Plan Framework in Today’s Electronic Environment Click here.
Falls Prevention Awareness Day 2013: A Compendium of State and National Activities…read more.
AAHD establishes National Disability Navigator Resource Collaborative with RWJF – read more.
Institute on Disability University of New Hampshire Research Survey – offer your voice in an effort to help improve the scientific understanding of health outcomes and health care needs of people with intellectual disabilities. Click here.
AAHD to assist National Council on Aging (NCOA) Center for Healthy Aging, National Resource Center on Chronic Disease Self Management Learn more
Cancer Support Community Develops Insurance checklist for ACA Market Exchanges. More info.
Preparing for Affordable Care Act Marketplace/Exchange Enrollment Click here.
AAHD - Disability & Health Journal, October 2013 issue available here.
Disability and Public Health in Media….click here for weekly update.
Webinar: Preventing Falls in Adults with Disabilities and Chronic Health Conditions: What Works - more info
Ensuring Accessibility for Individuals with Disabilities in the ACA’s Marketplaces - click here.
Facts About People with Disabilities – click here.
Visit Healthcare.gov to learn about your state’s Health Insuance Market Places.
Project Accessibility USA-Fighting Disparities with AAHD: click here.
30th Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity, Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii on May 19 & 20, 2014. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 808 956-7539. Please visit www.pacrim.hawaii.edu. Proposal submission starts on September 1, 2013.
Pacific Rim International Forum on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, May 17, 2014, Hilton Hawaiian Village, Honolulu, Hawaii. Email email@example.com, or call 808 956-7539. Visit our website at www.pacrim.hawaii.edu.
Disability and Health Journal Impact Factor increases 47% in 2012…. more info
AAHD appointment to Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), Health IT Policy Committee, Workgroup on Consumer Empowerment. Click for more information.
National Council on Disability Medicaid Managed Care and Person with Disabilities...click here.
CDC: Disability and Health Data System Click here.
Minnesota and Washington: Integrating Physical and Behavioral Health
November 12 National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP).
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Atlas of Integrating Behavioral Health Measures
October 23 Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) presentation of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Atlas.
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Local Government Officials Approaches to Healthier Communities
New report of the Prevention Institute and American Public Health Association.
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Washington State – Shared Electronic Consumer Services and Supports Plan Platform
Presented on a November 14 Consumer Partnership for e-Health (CPeH) webinar, Whatcom County, Washington (www.hinet.org) presented a consumer electronic shared care planning platform (www.SharedCarePlan.org).
California – Medicaid Expansion for Persons with Disabilities and Seniors
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