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Advocates say COVID-19 relief leaves out people with disabilities, Texans with disabilities worry changes in legislative process during the pandemic could shut them out, and remembering Pennsylvania governor Dick Thornburgh for helping people with intellectual disabilities.
HHS begins distributing over $24 billion phase 3 funding, Congress is reportedly on the brink of enacting COVID-19 relief provisions, and how the pandemic has altered the lives of children with disabilities.
Congress stumbles on a COVID-19 aid package as vaccine approval passes a key hurdle, a new program aims to train doctors on developmental disabilities, and feds award millions to expand access to disability housing.
Momentum grows in Congress for passage of COVID-19 relief, a CDC panel says health workers and long-term care residents should get the COVID-19 vaccine first, and disability advocates urge South Carolina's governor to take action during the pandemic.
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.
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.