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Social Media Subscriber & Membership Drive: click here

HHS Takes Next Step in Advancing Health Equity through ACA ….click here

July 30, 20th, CDC MMWR ReportPrevalence of Disability and Disability Type Report

ADA – 25 Year Anniversary – 10 Things to Know About the Americans with Disabilities Act… click here

NDNRC releases video series featuring important Affordable Care Act enrollment questions… more info

NCOA – Tips for Engaging People with Disabilities in Evidenced Based Programs  more info

Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act premium subsidies: click here. The president’s address hereRead the Supreme Court’s ruling here.

NY Reverses Limitation on Prosthetic Coverage..more info here

AAHD – Disability & Health Journal, July 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

Visit AAHD Public Policy Center for Latest Policy Updates

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

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.


Role of State Public Health in HHS State Innovation Model (SIM) Programs

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) examination of 8 of the 11 SIM sites
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Health Literacy: A Necessary Element for Achieving Health Equity

National Academy of Medicine
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Who’s Leading the Health Indicators – Social Determinants

July 23 HHS Healthy People 2020 webinar slides
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Health-Related Quality of Life and Well-Being CDC Program – New Web Applications

CDC chronic disease and health promotion data and indicators
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CMS Demonstrations for Persons Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid – Early Evaluation Findings – Reducing Avoidable Hospitalization

July 1 CMS Medicare and Medicaid Coordination Office (MMCO) report
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