Week of November 20

December 6 – Public Health Institute Webinar on Workplace Wellness

Register here.

December 5 – Academy Health – Disability Research Group – Webinar on Linked Medicare and Medicaid Data Bases

Register here.

January 22 – Deadline for Submission of NIDRR – National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research – Field Initiated Grants

See November 5 Federal Register announcement here.

January 14 – Deadline for Submission of Public Comments – Health Information Technology (HIT) Meaningful Use (MU) Stage 3

See November 12 ONC (Office of the National Coordinator) announcement and request here.

National Health Interview Survey for 2011 Published

CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) November 16 released report is here.

CDC Releases Report Affirming Disparities in Breast Cancer

See November 15 CDC announcement here. In collaboration with the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, AAHD administers projects to remove barriers to mammography screening faced by women with disabilities. Learn more now.

Use of Patient/Person/Consumer Reported Outcomes Within Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER)

December Medical Care journal article is here.

Public Reporting as a Quality Improvement Strategy

November 13 AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) summary of public comments received on their draft report; learn more here.

Arkansas-Illinois-Minnesota-Oklahoma-Oregon : Use of Patient-Centered Medical Homes for Child Development

November National Academy of State Health Policy (NASHP) report is here.

Promoting ACOs in Medicaid

November 16 Commonwealth Fund report on Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) and Medicaid is here.

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) “Basic Health Care Program”

The Basic Health Care Program is an ACA state option program for persons under 200% of poverty who are not Medicaid eligible. The Health Affairs November 16 posting is here.

The Medicaid Section 1115 Waiver Program – Current Status

November 15 National Health Law Program (NHeLP) report is here.

Veterans Guide to Employment Rights Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

November 13 Disability.Gov sharing is here.

The Rights of Parents with Disabilities and Their Children

A September 27 National Council on Disability (NCD) report shared November 14 is here.