CMS announces $165 million in new funding for Money Follows the Person demonstration programs, new housing concepts emerge for adults with developmental disabilities, and disability advocates tell filmmakers that "scary" is how you act, not look.
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell seeks to restart COVID relief bill negotiations, the Supreme Court appears ready to uphold the Affordable Care Act, and a call for the next Congress to prioritize disability issues.
Today is the last day HHS will accept applications for Phase 3 provider relief funding, feds push states to prioritize community-based services, and Oklahoma voters reject TSET changes to help fund Medicaid expansion.
Medicare and Medicaid will cover costs of a future COVID-19 vaccine under a new policy, health insurers start to roll back coverage for telehealth even though demand is way up due to COVID-19, and Texas reverses a decision allowing social workers to refuse clients with disabilities.
Nebraska gets federal approval to limit Medicaid benefits, home care workers and unpaid caregivers who support disabled people are often left out of public-policy initiatives, and a call to end employment discrimination for people with disabilities.
The IRS issues final rules for ABLE accounts, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt faces early opposition as he seeks to privatize Medicaid, and a new brief highlights the extra costs of living for adults with disabilities.
The Education Department reminds schools of IDEA obligations during the pandemic, Portlanders with disabilities still fight for rights, and America’s cities get ranked on disability friendliness.
The CEO Summit Series looks ahead to November, we honor our front line heroes, and a look at what's at stake if the Supreme Court rules against the ACA (ObamaCare).
What it’s like to vote with a disability during a pandemic, New York group homes and services for people with disabilities face devastating state cuts at a time of crisis, and the number of eligible voters with a disability jumps 19.8% since 2008.
The Commission on Civil Rights calls for an end to subminimum wage for people with disabilities, Disability Rights Ohio turns to video visits to monitor facilities, and why the United States still has a severe shortage of medical supplies.