Disability & Public Health News

Week of May 28, 2019

Achieving Health Equity and Wellness for Medicaid Populations: Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) Engagement April Academy Health-Health Management Associates-Disability Policy Consortium report and upcoming June 4 HMA webinar Learn more here. Data Sharing Strategies To Advance Health Equity May 16 Network for Public Health Law webinar materials Learn more here. Community Counts Data Visualization Tool May 23 […]

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Week of May 21, 2019

Pathways HUB: A Population Health Model That Activates Community Response To Social Determinants May 9 Health Management Associates webinar slides Learn more here. The Impact of the Patient-Centered Medical Home on Health Care Disparities March 27 Population Health Management article Learn more here. Chronic Disease Self-Management Education: ACL Announces Eleven 2019 Grantees May 14 ACL […]

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Week of May 14, 2019

Re-Envisioning Care for People with Involved Disabilities – Video May 9 Institute for Health Care Improvement and Community Catalyst announced video Learn more here. State Pathways To Integrated Care – Exploring Options for Integrating for Persons Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid May 8 Center for Health Care Strategies, Integrated Care Resource Center, announced resources […]

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Week of May 7, 2019

Medicaid Non-Emergency Medical Transportation – Community Catalyst Launches Resources and Network April 18 Community Catalyst webinar slides and other resources Learn more here. Medicaid Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (2) – Justice in Aging Fact Sheet May 1 Justice in Aging fact sheet Learn more here. Medicaid Home-and-Community-Based Services – CMS Settings Rule – Compliance Data April […]

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Week of April 30, 2019

Addressing Social Factors That Affect Health: Emerging Trends and Leading-Edge Practices in Medicaid April Manatt Health-RWJ Fd funded, policy brief Learn more here. Strengthening the Capacity of Local Health and Social Services Agencies To Absorb Increased Hospital and Clinical Referrals (Increased Screening on Social Determinants) April 24 RWJ Foundation-University of Kentucky College of Public Health […]

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Week of April 23, 2019

Living with a Disability: How Serious Illness Can Add to the Challenges April 18 Commonwealth Fund blog post Learn more here. Unmet Needs in Self-Directed Home-and-Community-Based Services Programs April 19 NASUAD Friday Updates sharing of a Journal of Gerontological Social Work article; article is free until June 2019. Learn more here. Medicaid Home-and-Community-Based Services: State […]

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Week of April 16, 2019

Medicaid Home-and-Community-Based Services: Waiver Waiting Lists April 4 Kaiser Family Foundation issue brief Learn more here. Self-Directed Care: A Promising Path To Enhance Recovery for People with Serious Mental Illness April 10 NIDILRR funded National Rehabilitation Information Center “Research in Focus” article Learn more here. Peer Support for People with Substance Use Disorder April 1 […]

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Week of April 9, 2019

Accessibility and Accommodations for Patients with Mobility Disabilities in a Large Health Care System: How Are We Doing? March 23 posted Disability and Health Journal article; there is a fee for the complete article Learn more here. Community Health Workers – Statewide Certification April 5 ASTHO shared CDC technical resources Learn more here. Alternative Staffing […]

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Week of April 2, 2019

Annual RWJ County Health Rankings, 2019 Learn more here. Measuring America’s Health March 26 U.S. News and World Report analysis shared March 29 by NACCHO Learn more here. Medicaid Home-and-Community-Based Services Settings – Heightened Scrutiny March 22 CMS State Medicaid Director Letter – posted March 26 on AAHD public policy updates webpage; also posted March […]

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Week of March 19, 2019

Community-Based Organizations (CBOs)-Health Care Collaborations in Aging and Disability: Success Stories ACL & Hartford Foundation funded, n4a Aging and Disability Business Institute web stories Learn more here. Community Complex Care Response Teams To Improve Geriatric Public Health Outcomes March 13 Univ of KY College of Public Health, RWJ Systems for Action webinar slides Learn more […]

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