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US Access Board Approves New Rules for Accessible Medical Diagnostic EquipmentLearn more.

AAHD presents on Friends of NCBDDD Webinar, “Improving Health for People with Disabilities

The Disability Research and Dissemination Center announces 2016-2017 grantees.  Learn more.

Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation releases Paralysis Briefs. Click here.

Visit CDC website to learn more about Zika prevention, transmission and symptoms. 

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.

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

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.

Impact of Disability and Chronic Conditions on Health

October Disability and Health Journal research article
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Recent Medicaid Changes: Impact on Beneficiaries with Disabilities

University of Washington, Healthy Aging and Physical Disability RRTC
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Addressing Long-Term Care Needs within Medicaid Accountable Care Organizations

September 11 Center for Health Care Strategies blog
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The Use of Healthy Behavior Incentives in Medicaid

August report for the September 15 MACPAC (Medicaid and CHIP Payment Advisory Commission) meeting
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Advancing the Science To Improve Population Health

August 11 National Academy of Medicine report
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