All News

Viewing: State News

  • COVID-19: State and Federal Resources

    Topics: Announcements, State News,

    The NASDDDS team is ready to assist. For one on one technical assistance or questions, please contact any of the NASDDDS team. To flatten the curve, staff are working from home, but are fully available at the email addresses and numbers listed. We stand by to provide assistance in whatever way is helpful to you.

    Read More

  • First 1135 Waiver Response To COVID-19 Approved: Florida Highlight

    Topics: State News,

    Per an announcement today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services approved the first state request for an 1135 Medicaid Waiver due to COVID-19. On March 13, 2020, President Trump declared the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation a national emergency.  This action enabled the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to waive certain requirements in Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP under Section 1135 authority.

    Read More

  • Kansas University Secures Grant to Develop National Training on Supported Decision Making

    Topics: State News,

    Per a recent announcement, University of Kansas (KU) researchers have secured three grants, in partnership with community stakeholders, to advance supported decision-making, including the development of future training sessions for people with disabilities, family members, and other supporters. 

    Read More

  • Census 2020 Resources

    Topics: State News,

    The Census is coming soon and it is critically important for people with disabilities to be counted. Data from the census directs billions of dollars in federal funding that includes services for people with disabilities and congressional representation.

    Read More

  • State Efforts to Integrate Care for Dually Eligible Beneficiaries: 2020 Update

    Topics: Medicaid, State News,

    This brief, made possible with support from The SCAN Foundation, examines the progress of states that were early implementers of integrated care models. It identifies key factors that drove the successful implementation of these programs and highlights opportunities for other states interested in creating or enhancing integrated care programs. Per the report, although enrollment in integrated care models has increased nearly five-fold in the past decade, fewer than 10 percent of the 12 million Americans who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid are currently enrolled in an integrated program.

    Source: Center for Healthcare Strategies, Inc.

     

    FMI To read the full brief Click Here

    Back to: IN THIS EDITION...

    Read More