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 -July 2014


Issue Highlights

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

News to Use

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

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

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. 

 

CMS-OCR Agreement on Effective Access to CMS Information for Persons with Disabilities

August 29 Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)-HHS Office of Civil Rights (OCR) agreement in response to complaints filed by the Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF).
Learn more here.

Relative Contribution of Multiple Determinants of Health Outcomes

August 22 Health Affairs.
Learn more here.

Wellness Incentives Workbook

WebMD publication promoted August 25 by the Association of Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) “Wellness Smart Brief”.
Learn more here.

U.S. Surgeon General Asks: Share Your Prevention Strategy

August 27 Surgeon General request.
Learn more here.

September 15: Deadline for Comments to CMS – Innovations on Beneficiary Engagement

August 15 Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services request.
Learn more here.… Read More »»

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