Disability & Public Health News

Week of January 8, 2019

Medicaid LTSS & HCBS in Managed Value Based Payments – Checklist for States December 21 Center for Health Care Strategies and Mathematica announced report Learn more here. Medicaid Managed LTSS – Service Authorizations December 12 Justice in Aging & National Center on law and Elder Rights webinar recording shared Dec 21 by NASUAD Learn more […]

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Week of December 18, 2018

Medicaid Home-and-Community-Based Services (HCBS) Settings Rule – Innovative Reimbursement Examples Across the U.S. and Tennessee Example December 13 ACL webinar slides Learn more here. Medicaid Home-and-Community-Based Services (HCBS) Settings Rule – Promising Practices – Minnesota and Wisconsin November 29 ACL webinar slides Learn more here. FUSA Launches Center on Health Equity Action for System Transformation […]

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Week of December 11, 2018

Health Plan Enrollees with Disability Informing Primary Care Practices & Providers About Their Quality of Care October Disability and Health Journal article; requires a fee to access complete article Learn more here. 2019 CMS Medicaid & CHIP Core Health Quality Measurement Sets November 20 CMS announcement and information bulletin Learn more here. Strengthening Health Care […]

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Week of December 4, 2018

The Prospect of CMS (Medicaid) Paying for Housing Attracts Attention, Advice, Questions November 24 Modern Healthcare article on HHS Secretary Speech Learn more here. Developing An Integrated Quality Management System for CBOs Serving Persons with ID/DD, Mental Illness, and Related Disabilities November 13 Council on Quality & Leadership webinar slides and materials; tutorial for community-based […]

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Week of November 20, 2018

The Health Impact of Loneliness: Emerging Evidence and Interventions October 15 National Institute of Health Care Management webinar materials Learn more here. Patient-Reported Outcomes and Patient-Centered Outcomes November 7 National Health Council webinar slides Learn more here. Medicaid Home-and-Community-Based Services – Settings Rule – Innovative Approaches and Promising Practices – KY, MI, NH November 8 […]

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Week of November 13, 2018

Has The Promise Been Kept? Federal Enforcement of Disability Rights Laws October 31 National Council on Disability annual report Learn more here. Competencies for Performance Improvement in Public Health November 6 Public Health Foundation webinar slides Learn more here. Opioid Crisis: Status of Public Health Emergency Authorities October 23 Government Accountability Office publicly released Sept […]

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Week of Nov. 6, 2018

Data Users’ Guide to the Disability Questions in the BRFSS (Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System) October 29 CDC NCBDDD announced July report Learn more here. Doctor’s Offices – Disability Accessibility – Health Impact October 30 Washington Post “Health and Science” reprint of a Kaiser Health News article Learn more here. Testing Experience & Functional Tools […]

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Week of October 30, 2018

Self-Directed Services & Supports for Persons with ID/DD: Barriers and Catalysts October University of DE – National Leadership Consortium on Developmental Disabilities – provider survey report Learn more here. Community Health Workers and Their Employers: Legal Considerations October 24 Network for Public Health Law blog Learn more here. Community Health Workers: Delivery and Payment Models […]

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Week of October 23, 2018

CMS – Intent To Rescind Required Medicaid Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Oct 18 OMB for CMS announcement; proposed rule expected in May Learn more here. Medicaid Non-Emergency Medical Transportation: New Website October 17 Community Catalyst announcement Learn more here. Investments in Social Determinants of Health – Massachusetts October 17 Community Catalyst shared September 12 Politico article […]

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Week of October 16, 2018

Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services – Selected States Approaches (AZ-FL-MS-MT-OR) October 5 NASUAD shared August 30 Government Accountability Office (GAO) report Learn more here. Accessibility for All: Considerations for Including People with Disabilities in Shared Mobility Strategies Sept 20 NCMM-Easter Seals-APTA-CTCA webinar slides Learn more here. Using Data To Drive Health Equity Forward – New […]

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