The House is expected to pass President Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package later today, institutions serving those with IDD get new COVID-19 guidance, and some Marylanders with disabilities are still facing access hurdles.
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Senators call on Biden to uphold promise to expand community-based services, lack of COVID data on people with intellectual disabilities ‘comes with a body count,’ and California extends vaccine access to people with disabilities.
Vaccine inequity prompts calls for federal response, President Biden moves to withdraw Trump-approved Medicaid work rules, and caregivers of people with disabilities struggle to get vaccinated in California.
Senate vote paves way for passage of Biden’s economic relief plan, a parallel pandemic—trauma and exhaustion—hits health care workers, and a new survey finds a large majority of doctors hold misconceptions about people with disabilities.
HHS continues distributing over $24 billion in provider relief, President Biden’s pandemic strategy puts focus on people with disabilities, and the coronavirus pandemic highlights why family caregivers need to be integrated into patients’ health care teams.
PPP resumes with new application forms and revised eligibility criteria, Biden plan would offer stimulus checks to more with disabilities, and the nine biggest challenges Biden will face on COVID-19.
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.