Disability & Public Health News

Week of July 24, 2018

Advocates Guide To Accessibility in Medicaid Managed Care Grievances, Appeals, and Fair Hearings July 17 announced DREDF-Justice in Aging-NHeLP guide Learn more here. Medicaid Managed LTSS for People with ID/DD: Strategies for Success – Register for July 25 Webinar July 25 NASUAD webinar. The report was previously included in AAHD news 2018-18 of May 15. […]

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Week of July 17, 2018

Home and Community-Based Services Quality and e-LTSS June 13 ACL (Administration for Community Living) webinar slides Learn more here. The Personal Outcome Measures July Disability and Health Journal article Learn more here. Health Care Access and Quality for Persons with Disabilities – Patient & Provider Recommendations July Disability and Health Journal article Learn more here. […]

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Performance Management: Measuring What Matters in Public Health June 26 NACCHO (National Association of County and City Health Officials) webinar slides Learn more here. Considering Disability and Health: Reflections on Healthy People 2020 July Disability and Health Journal article Learn more here. Disability, Stress, and Health Disparities July Disability and Health Journal editorial Learn more […]

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Week of June 26, 2018

Social Determinants of Health Among Individuals with Functional Impairments June 14 APHA Disability Section and AUCD webinar materials. Focus on depression, STIs, and violence and disability Learn more here. Social Determinants of Health – What Do Foundations Have in Mind with the Phrase? June 14 Health Affairs blog Learn more here. Peer Specialists & Police as […]

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Week of June 19, 2018

Overcoming Challenges To Medicaid Investments in Social Determinants of Health June 14 Center for Health Care Strategies Health Affairs blog Learn more here. Community Health Workers – Important Service, Sustainable Funding Challenge May 31 Community Catalyst blog Learn more here. Housing and Employment Outcomes for Mental Health Self-Direction Participants May 18 HSRI (Human Services Research […]

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Week of June 12, 2018

Aging and Disability: Beyond Stereotypes To Inclusion June 7 National Academy of Medicine announced workshop proceedings Learn more here. Disability Inclusion in the NIH All of Us Research Program – Upcoming June 21 Webinar June 21 AUCD (Association of University Centers on Disability) webinar Learn more here. CDC’s 6/18 Prevention Strategies in Medicaid: Georgia, Massachusetts, […]

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County Level Disability Prevalence and Employment Statistics – Now Available May 30 NIDILRR NARIC announced Disability Statistics & Demographics RRTC reports Learn more here. Taking Action on Community Health Improvement Priorities Using a Population Health Driver Diagram Approach May 29 Public Health Foundation, Catholic Health Assn, & CDC webinar slides. Focus on Portsmouth, VA on […]

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Week of May 22, 2018

Managed Long-Term Services & Supports: The Potential for Medicaid Managed Care To Integrate Acute & Long-Term Care May 3 Long Term Quality Alliance announced and posted Academy Health webinar materials Learn more here. Understanding DME (Durable Medical Equipment) May 16 Justice in Aging & National Center on Law and Elder Rights webinar slides Learn more […]

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Week of May 15, 2018

Managed Long-Term Services and Supports for People with ID/DD: Strategies for Success May 11 NASUAD & NASDDDS joint report Learn more here. Medicaid Managed Care – Lots of Unanswered Questions (Parts 1 & 2) May 3 & 4 Health Affairs blogs Learn more here. Exploring Strategies To Engage Veterans in Community-Based Health Promotion Programs May […]

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Week of May 8, 2018

Health System Performance in All 50 States & DC: Troubling Signs Despite Overall Progress May 3 Commonwealth Fund 2018 scorecard Learn more here. Medicaid Community Engagement Initiatives – Comparison of 3 States May 2 Health Management Associates article Learn more here. Loneliness May Be a Bigger Public Health Threat Than Smoking & Obesity May 2 […]

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