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AAHD and Susan Komen Foundation partner on breast health for women initiative. Learn more.

AAHD and Special Olympics Internationl collaborate on 5-year NCBDDD Cooperative Agreement. Learn more.

AAHD to partner with NCHPAD on 5-year NCBDDD Cooperative Agreement. Learn more.

AAHD – Disability & Health Journal, July 2016 issue available here

Visit AAHD’s National Disability Navigator Resources Collaborative to learn about ACA Enrollment and 2016 Community Outreach Collaboratives at  www.nationaldisabilitynavigator.org

Community Health Inclusion Index (CHII), a New Evaluation Tool for Improving Inclusion of People with Disabilities in Community Health Initiatives

Southwest Conference on Disability – October 5-7, 2016more info.

UWA – Healthy Aging Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC)  view dissemination materials 

AAHD 2016 Public Policy Priorities Read more

AAHD announces role as Strategic Partner for Washington State University (Spokane) – NIDLRR Collaborative on Health Reform and Independent Living (CHRIL)… Read more

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

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

AAHD Launches 2016 Membership Campaign….click here.

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

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

 

Building Partnerships Between Community-Based Organizations and Healthcare Entities

July 22 n4a and American Society on Aging webinar
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Advancing Health Through Accountable Communities – California, Minnesota, Vermont, Washington State

July 14 National Academy for State Health Policy webinar
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State Trends in the Delivery of Medicaid Long-Term Services & Supports – Arizona, California, Kansas, Minnesota, New Jersey, Tennessee, Texas

July 20 Center for Health Care Strategies brief
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Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services & Supports: Rate Setting Primer

July 1 Mathematica Policy Research
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Patient-Centered Value in Healthcare Models – A Rubric

National Health Council initiative and resource
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Assessing Value to the Patient

June 17 Partnership To Improve Patient Care Roundtable
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Tips for Improving Memory and Thinking

University of Washington, Health in Aging RRTC
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