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LSA-DN Weekly Update

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.

LSA-DN Weekly Update

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.

LSA-DN Weekly Update

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.

LSA-DN Weekly Update

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.

LSA-DN Weekly Update

What it’s like to vote with a disability during a pandemic, New York group homes and services for people with disabilities face devastating state cuts at a time of crisis, and the number of eligible voters with a disability jumps 19.8% since 2008.

LSA-DN Weekly Update

The Commission on Civil Rights calls for an end to subminimum wage for people with disabilities, Disability Rights Ohio turns to video visits to monitor facilities, and why the United States still has a severe shortage of medical supplies.

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