Disability & Public Health News

Week of March 20, 2018

Aging and Disability: Beyond Stereotypes To Inclusion March 13 National Academy of Medicine announced workshop proceedings Learn more here. 2018 Annual RWJ County Health Rankings & Roadmaps: Health Is Where We Live, Work, and Play Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Learn more here. CDC Updated Disability and Health State Profiles March 15 Trust […]

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Week of March 13, 2018

Jump Starting Community Inclusion: A Toolkit for Promoting Participation in Community Life February 7 Temple University RRTC on Community Inclusion Learn more here. Strengthening Long Term Services & Supports: Reform Strategies for States March 6 Center for Health Care Strategies webinar materials Learn more here. A Proposed Framework for Integration of Quality Performance Measures for […]

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Week of March 6, 2018

Healthcare Utilization as a Proxy in Social Security Programs Disability Determination March 1 National Academy of Medicine report Learn more here. Preventive Care and Health Screenings for Persons with Disabilities March 1 CMS MMCO Resources for Integrated Care announced November 2, 2017 webinar materials Learn more here. No Wrong Door – Medicaid Administrative Claiming As […]

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Week of February 27, 2018

Consumer Engagement Structures Used by Providers February 22 Community Catalyst shared Health Care Transformation Task Force brief Learn more here. The Three R’s: Rights, Risk, Respect February 20 Council on Quality and Leadership blog Learn more here. Patient Experiences with Health Literacy and Interpreter Services February 22 AHRQ release of CAHPS survey results Learn more […]

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Week of February 20, 2018

Annual Disability Statistics Compendium and Report Released February 13 University of New Hampshire, Institute on Disability report release Learn more here. America’s Direct Support Workforce Crisis: Effects on People with Intellectual Disabilities, Their Families and Communities, and the U.S. Economy February 14 ACL released report of the President’s Council on People with Intellectual Disabilities Learn […]

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Week of February 13, 2018

Medicaid Programs – Social Determinants of Health – Food Insecurity & Housing Instability January 25 shared, December 22 National Quality Forum report Learn more here Health Care and Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) Finally Begin Partnering To Integrate Health and Long Term Care February 2 Health Affairs blog Learn more here. Tips for Forming a Regional Network […]

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AAHD Announces the Appointment of Dr. Charles E. Drum, MPA, JD, Ph.D as AAHD Inaugural Visiting Scholar Learn more here. How States Can Help Medicaid Managed Care Plans Invest in Social Supports – Rate Setting Tools January 31 Commonwealth Fund announced report Learn more here. State and Territorial Health Profiles January 26 Association of State […]

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Week of January 30, 2018

Compounded Disparities: Health Equity at the Intersection of Disability, Race, and Ethnicity January National Academy of Medicine commissioned paper Learn more here. 7 CDC Disability Research Grant Opportunities January 25 CDC NCBDDD and AAHD Disability Research and Dissemination Center announcement Learn more here. Beneficiaries Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid: MACPAC Annual Data Book January […]

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Week of January 23, 2018

Poverty, Health, and Persons with Disability January 18 National Center on Health, Physical Disability, and Disability (NCHPAD) announced web posting Learn more here. Health Care for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Across the Life Span Well known and utilized expensive book for sale– 3rd expended edition Learn more here. Healthy Communities Policy Guide January […]

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Week of January 16, 2018

Guide To Community Preventive Services and Disability January 8 CDC Community Guide shared December American Journal of Preventive Medicine article Learn more here. Health and Disability: 101 Training for Health Department Employees January 9 National Association of County & City Health Officials announced on-line training materials Learn more here. Using Community Partnerships To Integrate Health […]

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