Public Policy Center

Medicaid Core Quality Measures – Disability and Aging Concerns with Omission of HCBS Measures

AAHD has co-led the submission of comments to CMS vendor Mathematica on proposed Medicaid core quality measures for 2021. 12 national organizations affiliated with the Disability and Aging Collaborative and the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities submitted comments to Mathematica. The July 10 Mathematica draft report for public comment and the disability and aging advocates […]

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Senate COVID-19 Legislation Fails with ADA Rights, Medicaid HCBS, Disability Data Collection

The health, LTSS, and rights Task forces co-chairs of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) have written the Senate asking that three important items, missing from the Senate leadership COVID-19 package, be included: ADA rights protections, Medicaid home-and-community-based services, and disability data collection. AAHD is active with the CCD health and LTSS task forces. […]

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Senate COVID-19 Legislation Fails with Medicaid and Medicaid Home-and-Community-Based Services (HCBS)

The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Task Force on Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) co-chairs have written the Senate reflecting disappointment that the Senate leadership legislation fails to include additional funding for Medicaid or Medicaid HCBS. AAHD is an active member of the CCD LTSS task force. The July 29 CCD LTSS letter is […]

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