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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.

Improving Health Outcomes Through Inclusion and Participation for Persons with Disabilities – Healthy People 2020

August 11 HHS webinar.
Included are: CDC 19 state NCBDDD disability & health programs; NIDILRR RRTCDD Health Matters; NACCHO Health Promotion Program; Montana Living with a Disability Program; CDC NCHS tracking statistics
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Population Health – Payment Models

August CMS LAN – Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network white paper
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Improving Population Health By Working with Communities

August National Quality Forum Action Guide 3.0
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5 Foundations Collaborate To Improve Care for Chronically Ill Older Adults with Complex Care Needs

July 28 announcement & New England Journal of Medicine article by Commonwealth, Hartford, Peterson, Robert Wood Johnson, and Scan Foundations
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