Disability & Public Health News

Week of March 10, 2020

Persons Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid: Improving Care and Managing Costs February 28 ADvancing States shared Feb National Governors Association report Learn more here. Using Social Needs Screening and Patient Feedback for Complex Care February 27 National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs webinar materials Learn more here. Community-Driven Health Equity Model Action […]

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Week of March 3, 2020

Persons Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid: State Efforts To Integrate Care February 26 Center for Health Care Strategies brief – 2020 updates Learn more here. Medicaid Home-and-Community-Based Services (HCBS) – CMS Settings Rule: Best Practices February 19 Brandeis University Community Living Policy Center webinar materials Learn more here. Social Isolation and Loneliness in Older […]

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Week of February 25, 2020

Quantification of Neighborhood-Level Social Determinants of Health in the Continental U.S. February 20 HRSA Office of Rural Health shared in the public domain January 29 Journal of the American Medical Association article Learn more here. Training of Health Care Providers Improves Disability Competence January University of New Hampshire, Institute on Disability, brief Learn more here. […]

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Week of February 18, 2020

Medicaid Home-and-Community-Based Services (HCBS) – Key State Policy Choices February 7 ADvancing States shared Kaiser Family Foundation issue brief Learn more here. Direct Support Professionals in State ID/DD Systems: Workforce Stability Data February NASDDDS-HSRI State-by-State National Core Indicators report Learn more here. Supporting the Non-Traditional Health Care Workforce: Community Health Workers and Promotores February 11 […]

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Week of February 11, 2020

Medicaid Home-and-Community-Based Services: Enrollment and Spending February 7 ADvancing States announced Kaiser Family Foundation Feb issue brief Learn more here. Measuring Home-and-Community-Based Services for Older Adults and People with Disabilities February 5 WellSky and ADvancing States webinar materials.The webinar focused on NCI-A/D. Mentioned were NCI, HEDIS-LTSS, CAHPS HCBS, and pending federal govt considerations. CQL POM […]

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Week of February 4, 2020

CMS Announces Medicaid Block Grant Demonstrations January 30 CMS letter to state Medicaid directors announcing block grant and per-capita cap demonstrations Learn more here. Medicaid Home-and-Community-Based Services Settings Rule: Potential Outcomes and Measurements January 28 HCBS Advocacy Coalition & Brandeis Univ CLPC white paper Learn more here. The Importance of Integrated Care Models That Address […]

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Week of January 28, 2020

Leading Health Indicators, 2030 January 22 National Academy of Medicine recommendations to HHS (as requested by HHS) Learn more here. Incorporating Community Voices To Improve Complex Care January 21 Center for Health Care Strategies and Camden Coalition Better Care Playbook webinar resources Learn more here. Shaping Medicaid Home-and-Community-Based Services To Fit the Individual Priorities of […]

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Week of January 21, 2020

Community Participation Can Boost Self-Determination for Individuals with Serious Mental Illness January 15 ACL NIDILRR NARIC “Research Focus” article Learn more here. There’s No Place Like Home: A National Study of Disability Housing January 15 the Arc announced study Learn more here. Coming Home and Staying There: Improving Care Transitions for Persons Dually Eligible for […]

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Week of January 14, 2020

Urban & Rural Residents with Disabilities May Need Different Supports To Stay Connected To Their Communities January 8 ACL-NIDILRR NARIC “Research in Focus” article Learn more here. Friends: Connecting People with Disabilities and Community Members: A Manual for Families January 2 ARCH Respite Network announced Univ of Minnesota manual Learn more here. Older Rural Residents: […]

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Week of January 7, 2020

Integrating Social Care into the Delivery of Health Care December 30 announced National Academy of Medicine book (free) Learn more here. Integrating Social Care into the Delivery of Health Care (2) December 17 National Academy of Medicine, Center for Health and Social Care Integration, webinar slides Learn more here. Advancing Integrated Care for Persons Dually […]

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