Week of September 29, 2020

Medicaid Home-and-Community-Based Services (HCBS) – Proposed Quality Measures for Public Comment by October 19 September 18 CMS announced request for information Learn more here. Medicaid Money-Follows-the-Person Program: CMS Announces $165 Million in Supplemental Funding to 33 Participating States Sept 23 CMS announcement Learn more here. Medicaid Money-Follows-the-Person Programs: State Transitions in 2019 Sept 25 ADvancing […]

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Week of September 22, 2020

Social Inequities in the Distribution of COVID-19: An Intra-Categorical Analysis of People with Disabilities in the United States Sept 18 Disability and Health Journal announced pre-proof article Learn more here. High Quality Data for High Quality Population Health Programs Sept 15 Population Health Alliance webinar slides Learn more here HHS (CDC) Community Preventive Services Task […]

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Week of September 15, 2020

Medicaid Home-and-Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waiver List – State Management August 28 ADvancing States shared MACPAC issue brief compendium Learn more here. Discharge Planning and Care Coordination During the COVID-19 Pandemic Sept 9 ACL shared HHS ASPR resource Learn more here. How States Are Rethinking Medicaid Managed Care Performance Management Sept 8 Health Management Associates webinar […]

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Week of September 8, 2020

State Actions To Sustain Medicaid Long-Term Services and Supports During COVID-19 August 26 Kaiser Family Foundation brief Learn more here. Strategies To Meaningfully Engage Medicaid Home-and-Community-Based Services (HCBS) Beneficiaries Sept 3 ACL and CMS webinar slides Learn more here. Living at Home in Rural America: Accessibility for Older Americans and People with a Disability August […]

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Week of August 18, 2020

National Governors Association-National Conference of State Legislatures-5 Local Govt Associations: “Congress Failure To Reach Agreement on Aid To State and Local Governments Leaves Them in an Untenable Position” August 13 NGA-NCSL-NACo-ICMA-CSG-NLC-US Conference of Mayors statement Learn more here. Person-Centered Planning and Practice: Final NQF report to ACL July 31 National Quality Forum announced final report […]

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Week of August 11, 2020

COVID-19 Face Coverings: Balancing the ADA with Public Health August 5 NIDILRR NARIC shared NW ADA Center fact sheet Learn more here. Person-Centered Planning Facilitation: Summary of Research and Findings July 31 Long Term Quality Alliance shared June ACL funded, HSRI paper Learn more here. The Challenges of Behavioral Health-General Health Integration: The Persistence of […]

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Week of August 4, 2020

Racial Disparities in the Time of COVID-19: Persons with ID/DD July 27 NASDDDS and HSRI shared National Core Indicators data brief Learn more here. Reducing COVID-19 Disparities & Achieving Health Equity (CDC) July 28 TFAH announced CDC report Learn more here. A Springboard for Equitable Recovery and Resilience in Communities Across America July 28 TFAH […]

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Week of July 28, 2020

Addressing Barriers To ADA’s (Americans with Disabilities Act) Right to Community Participation July 23 Brandeis University Community Living Policy Center slides as resource for the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities ADA at 30 briefing Learn more here. The Right To Live in the Community: A Long Journey for People with Disabilities – Video July 22, […]

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Week of July 21, 2020

Person-Centered Planning and the Pandemic – Tools and Approaches During and Beyond July 9 ACL funded NCAPPS webinar slides Learn more here. Patient and Family Engaged Care: An Essential Element of Health Equity July 13 National Academy of Medicine discussion paper Learn more here. Advocates Oppose CMS Further Delay of Medicaid HCBS Settings Rule July […]

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Week of July 14, 2020

Independent Living – Persons with Disabilities – COVID-19 Experiences July 8 AAHD Discuss shared Collaborative on Health Reform and Independent Living (CHRIL) survey report Learn more here. COVID-19 Impact on Behavioral Health Crisis Providers July 9 NASMHPD announced TBD Solutions survey report Learn more here. Ongoing Staff Development in Disability Services (Including DSPs) July 1 […]

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