AAHD Advocates Health Exchange Access by Persons with Disabilities

On September 27, AAHD submitted comments to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) requesting that rules governing health insurance exchanges authorized under the Affordable Care Act be accessible to persons with disabilities. AAHD emphasized three areas – Consumer Navigator services, health plan provider network adequacy, and essential community providers. AAHD’s comments are available for download: PDF. AAHD also joined the comments of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD), Coalition for Whole Health (CWH), and National Health Council (NHC). AAHD is a member of all three coalitions. See NHCcomments to Dr. Berwick PDF.