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  • Input Needed: RAISE Family Caregiving Advisory Council

    Topics: Announcements, Federal News,

    The Administration for Community Living is seeking input on the challenges faced by family caregivers from individuals and organizations that capture the breadth of the family caregiving experience.

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  • MACPAC Issues Brief on Implementation of the Home- and Community Based Services (HCBS) Settings Rule

    Topics: Federal News, HCBS, HCBS Rule,

    MACPAC issued a brief in December with input from NASDDDS outlining the implementation of the HCBS settings rule to date. 

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  • Court Confirms Unconstitutionality of Individual Mandate

    Topics: Federal News,

    A federal appeals court panel in New Orleans has issued a ruling in a case regarding the Affordable Care Act (ACA), agreeing with a lower-court judge that the individual mandate is unconstitutional now that Congress has eliminated the tax penalty that was intended to enforce it. 

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  • ODEP Launches New TA Program for Employers

    Topics: Announcements, Federal News,

    The National Expansion of Employment Opportunities Network (NEON) is a new initiative of the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) within the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). NEON has been established to provide National Provider Organizations (NPOs) with technical support in developing strategic plans to effectively increase competitive integrated employment opportunities for the individuals they serve, including those with significant disabilities and mental health disabilities who have faced barriers to employment.

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  • ACL Seeks Input on Family Caregivers

    Topics: Federal News,

    The Administration for Community Living (ACL) is seeking input on the challenges faced by family caregivers from individuals and organizations that capture the breadth of the family caregiving experience. This information will be used to assist the Family Caregiving Advisory Council in developing its initial report to Congress and to inform the development of the national family caregiving strategy. It also will be used to help the Council plan future activities, including public listening sessions that will begin in 2020.

     

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