AAHD Co-sponsors Webinar-Ensuring Quality Services and Supports Under Medicaid with United Spinal Association, Thursday, May 23, 2013 www2.gotomeeting.com/register/581226970
President’s Proposed CDC NCBDDD Budget FY 2014 proposal. Click here.
Disability & Health Journal, April 2013 issue available here.
AAHD appointment to Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), Health IT Policy Committee, Workgroup on Consumer Empowerment. Click for more information.
National Council on Disability Medicaid Managed Care and Person with Disabilities...click here.
The Southwest Conference on Disability is now accepting call for papers. Special track on Access to Health for Women with Disabilities, sponsored by AAHD. For more information on the conference themes or to submit a proposal, visit the conference website: http://cdd.unm.edu/swconf
AAHD welcomed as Promotional Partner for Mental Health America’s 2013 Annual Conference, Why Wellness Works: Breakthrough and Pathways to Whole Health-June 5-8, 2013 Washington, DC www.mentalhealthamerica.net/go/annualconference/registration
Webinar: Health Care Reform’s Impact on People with Disabilities: The Road Ahead
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Proceedings Coming Soon: Project Intersect:Health Disparities Research at the Intersection of Race, Ethnicity, and Disability: A National Conference, April 25 & 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Click here for more information.
Rocking the Cradle: Ensuring the Rights of Parents with Disabilities and their Children: National Council on Disability has released policy study on individuals with disabilities that explores family support systems and barriers. Visit www.ncd.gov/publications/2012/Sep272012/
Friends of NCBDDD March Newsletter.
Two coalitions that AAHD actively participates in – Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) and Habilitation Benefits Coalition – have issued a technical assistance guide for designing rehabilitation and habilitation services authorized as “essential health benefits” under the Affordable Care Act. AAHD is one of over 50 national endorsing organizations. The TA guide is here.
CDC: Disability and Health Data System Click here.