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  • August 7, 2020

    LSA-DN Weekly Update

    Disability Network News

    Funds are still available through the Provider Relief Fund, the Senate coronavirus relief bill appears stalled, and advocates in Illinois seek increase to Supplemental Security Income to benefit people with disabilities.


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  • August 4, 2020

    The Catalyst

    Senior Services News

    A quarter of Medicare members can't access telehealth visits, HHS extends provider CARES Act funding application deadline to August 28, and the Trump administration continues to keep out-of-pocket drug costs low for seniors.


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  • July 31, 2020

    LSA-DN Weekly Update

    Disability Network News

    A schedule change & new Zoom link for LSA-DN Summer Meeting, how the Senate COVID-19 relief proposal overlooks the disability community, and nursing home COVID deaths point to discrimination against people with disabilities.


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  • July 24, 2020

    LSA-DN Weekly Update

    Disability Network News

    An outline of the next Senate relief package begins to emerge, a look at how equity is lost when companies only hire workers with disabilities, and Joe Biden calls for an end to waiting lists for Medicaid waivers.


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  • July 21, 2020

    The Catalyst

    Senior Services News

    With the Senate back in session this coming week, lawmakers from both parties continue work on the next expected package of emergency relief legislation related to the COVID-19 pandemic.


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