Disability & Public Health News

Week of February 19, 2019

2018 Annual Disability Statistics Report & Compendium Released University of NH, Institute on Disability, Americans with Disabilities reports announced February 15 by NASUAD Friday Updates Learn more here. Promising Practices in Managed Long-Term Services & Supports – Network Adequacy & Accessibility February 15 Brandies University Community Living Policy Center webinar slides Learn more here. Staff […]

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Week of February 12, 2019

Living with a Disability in America February 8 Commonwealth Fund announced website and video Learn more here. Achieving Person-Centered Care for People with Disabilities February 5 Community Catalyst announced video series Learn more here. Under-Represented Groups (Including Persons with Disabilities) Partner to Engage Communities in All of Us Research Program January APHA The Nation’s Health […]

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Week of February 5, 2019

Building Public Health Capacity To Advance Equity January 30 National Collaborative for Health Equity and 11 partners announced reportLearn more here. ACL’s National Center on Advancing Person-Centered Practices and Planning (2) January 29 ACL webinar slides and materials; the ACL announcement and fact sheet were previously shared January 15 AAHD news #2Learn more here. Addressing […]

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Week of January 29, 2019

Outcome Focused Medicaid Programs for Persons with ID/DD – 4 Key Aspects Page 23 University of MN RTC on Community Living elements from the January 12 released United Cerebral Palsy-ANCOR Foundation report on the states Learn more here. Persons with ID/DD Who Self-Direct Their Services Recently released Human Services Research Institute (HSRI) National Core Indicators […]

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Week of January 22, 2019

The Case for Inclusion, State-by-State, 2019 January 12 released United Cerebral Palsy-ANCOR Foundation report on the states Learn more here. Persons Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid – Integrated Managed Care Models – Considerations for Health Plans January 8 Health Management Associates webinar materials Learn more here. Social Determinants of Health Index and Persons with […]

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Week of January 15, 2019

ACL Announces National Center on Advancing Person-Centered Practices and Systems January 7 ACL-CMS announced new center Learn more here. Persons Dually Eligible for Medicare & Medicaid: 10 Opportunities To Better Serve December 19 CMS State Medicaid Director Letter Learn more here. Medicaid – Using Data To Identify Housing Needs and Target Resources January 10 CMS […]

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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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