Millions of dollars are awarded in rental assistance for people with disabilities, Medicare telehealth expansion could be here to stay, and advocates find ways to protect rights of Ohioans with disabilities during COVID-19.
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.
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.
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.
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.