National Disability Navigator Resource Collaborative


Click here to visit NDNRC website.

Learn more about Disability Research and Dissemination Center (DRDC)

and 2014 Research Opportunities at www.disabilityresearchcenter.com

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AAHD Policy Updates.


Latest Issue of Disability and Health Journal -October 2014


Issue Highlights

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

News to Use

Time for a Health Insurance Check Up 2015  Click here.

AAHD Receives Year Two Funding for NDNRCMore info here.

White House Summit and Research Forum on Improved Health and Fitness for Americans with Disabilities. For more info, click here.

AAHD - Disability & Health Journal, October 2014 issue available here.

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

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

New On Line Training Modules: Project Accessibility USA

CMS Announces Opportunity to Apply for Navigator Grants in Federally-Facilitated and State Partnership Marketplaces: www.grants.gov . Search for CFDA 93.332 or Funding Opportunity CA-NAV-14-002.

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

“The Axes of Access – Improving Care for Patients with Disabilities”

Visit the updated National Center on Health Physical Activity and Disability website (May 2014)  www.nchpad.org

AAHD Launches 2014 Membership Campaign….click here.

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

Project Accessibility Launches Breast Health Resource Portal:  www.project-accessibility-usa.org

CDC: Disability and Health Data System  Click here. 

 

New York: Medicaid Supported Employment Claims Disallowed

October 9 Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG)
Learn more here.

Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Rules in Medicaid Home and Community-based Services (HCBS) – Enforcement Delayed until July 1, 2015

October 9 Department of Labor (DOL) and CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) announcement.
Learn more here.

Best and Worst Cities for Persons with Disabilities

Best. Cities in Kansas-Texas-Arizona….Worst. Cities in Rhode Island-Florida-Nevada
Wallet Hub survey reported in October 7 Disability Scoop
Learn more here.

October 31. Deadline for Comments on the National Physical Activity Plan

Request of the Inclusive Fitness Coalition (ICF); National Center on Health, Physical Activity, and Disability (NCHPAD); and National Physical Activity Plan Alliance (NPAPA)
Learn more here. … Read More »»

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