May 18, 2022 |
Wednesday, May 25 | 2:00 - 3:00 PM ET ACL and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) invite you to a webinar in our Promising Practices Series: Key Updates on the HCBS Settings Rule on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 from 2:00PM EST - 3:00 PM ET. The March 2023 end of the transition…
May 2, 2022 | Vicki Gottlich, Director - Center for Policy and Evaluation
In this Policy Roundup: COVID-19 updates Extension of public health emergency CMS ends two blanket waivers for nursing facilities Mask requirement for public transportation lifted People with Medicare and Medicaid can receive a second booster shot for free Department of Justice…
April 29, 2022 | Beverley Laubert, National Ombudsman Program Coordinator
This month we celebrate National Financial Literacy Month and National Financial Capability Month. Financial planning and literacy are critical for people of all ages and abilities, no matter where you live.   Here are some important considerations if you or a family member are living in a long-…
April 12, 2022 | Vicki Gottlich, Director, Center for Policy and Evaluation
In this Policy Round-Up, you’ll find: Resources for the End of the Public Health Emergency: New Unwinding Resources from ACL and CMS  New Long COVID Resources from the White House and Department of Labor New COVID.gov website CDC Updates Masking Guidance to allow patients to bring N95…
April 8, 2022 |
NYSOFA Acting Director Greg Olsen at a curbside meal distribution event in March 2021. The event was hosted by the Suffolk Y JCC, which has worked with the Suffolk County Office for the Aging and NYSOFA to provide meals, transportation, senior programs, and other support services to older adults…
March 30, 2022 | By Jill Jacobs, Commissioner on Disabilities at ACL
Every March, ACL celebrates Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month with the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities and partners. Throughout the month we have highlighted ACL’s DD programs on social media and shared other posts to raise awareness about the inclusion of…
March 11, 2022 | By Caryn Bruyere, Statistician, ACL Office of Performance and Evaluation
We know that every year, ACL-funded programs provide essential services and supports to millions of Americans to help them remain independent in their homes and maintain their health and well-being. But one fact that may be overlooked is that many programs rely heavily on the contribution of…
March 10, 2022 | Vicki Gottlich, Director - Center for Policy and Evaluation
In this Policy Round-Up, you’ll find: COVID-19 Updates: New CDC Recommendations: COVID-19 Community Levels  Department of Education: What CDC’s new guidance means for schools and students with disabilities Updated list: People at highest risk from COVID-19 CDC’s updated guidance on intervals…
March 7, 2022 | Alison Barkoff, Principal Deputy Administrator
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is seeking comments on a proposed rule that would define the criteria used to determine whether a person likely to become a “public charge,” or primarily dependent on the government for subsistence, for purposes of determining eligibility for a visa and/or…
February 15, 2022 | Vicki Gottlich, Director - Center for Policy and Evaluation
In this issue: COVID-19 Updates: New vaccination guidance for people who are immunocompromised ICYMI:  HHS guidance for health care providers on civil rights protections for people with disabilities ACL Fact Sheet: Insurance coverage for at-home COVID-19 tests…

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