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  • February 28, 2020

    LSA-DN Weekly Update

    Disability Network News

    New Medicaid waivers threaten healthcare coverage for millions, the Senate passes a bill expanding access to respite care, and it’s time to explore the unique and conflicting narratives of disability issues.


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  • February 21, 2020

    LSA-DN Weekly Update

    Disability Network News

    Senators push the FDA to ban shock devices used on those with special needs, accessibility was a big problem at the Iowa caucuses, and the Americans with Disabilities Act turns 30.


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  • February 18, 2020

    The Catalyst

    Senior Services News

    Congress is soon expected to pass a bipartisan bill to reauthorize the Older Americans Act for five years. This will include significant increases in funding and important updates to the law such as expanding and improving the direct care workforce. We hope you’ll join us in urging your Representatives and Senators to support this important legislation.


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  • February 14, 2020

    LSA-DN Weekly Update

    Disability Network News

    Lutheran Services in America to hold a Hot Topics call featuring Kaiser Family Foundation's Robin Rudowitz, CMS announced a plan that would allow states to use the Medicaid waiver process to fundamentally alter Medicaid, and President Trump hits Medicaid and food stamps in a push to slash domestic spending.


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  • February 10, 2020

    LSA-DN Weekly Update

    Disability Network News

    New Medicaid waivers threaten healthcare coverage for millions, Virginia falls behind on its promises to do more for people with disabilities, and the child care crisis disproportionately affects children with disabilities.


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