Announcements

January 8, 2019
Health care providers and payers--such as Medicaid, Medicare, Managed Care Organizations (MCOs)--and others are increasingly looking to community service providers for their expertise in helping to improve the social determinants of health that impact the health and well-being of older adults and people with disabilities. However, as organizations seek to meet the needs of these growing populations, resources can be scarce.
January 7, 2019
The Administration for Community Living and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announce the launch of the National Center on Advancing Person-Centered Practices and Systems (NCAPPS).
January 7, 2019
In a letter to state Medicaid directors, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has outlined 10 new and existing opportunities – none of which require complex demonstrations or Medicare waivers – to serve individuals dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid. One in five Medicare recipients, more than 12 million people, are also concurrently enrolled in Medicaid and about half of this population use long-term services and supports. 
January 3, 2019
New Oral Health & Aging Caregiver Materials and Oral Health America (OHA) Webinar
January 3, 2019
Please join the Administration for Community Living (ACL) in observance of Brain Injury Awareness Month to Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Stakeholder Day on March 12, 2019, and a brown bag lunch during Brain Injury Awareness Day on Capitol Hill on March 13, 2019. Brain Injury Awareness Day is hosted by the Congressional Brain Injury Task Force, co-chaired by representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-N.J.) and Thomas J. Rooney (R-Fla.).
January 2, 2019
The Administration for Community Living (ACL) conducted a three-part evaluation of its Title III-C Nutrition Services Program (N
December 20, 2018
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR), has issued a Request for Information seeking input from the public on how the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Rules, especially the HIPAA Privacy Rule, could be modified to promote coordinated, value-based healthcare. In addition to requesting broad input on the HIPAA Rules, OCR seeks comment on aspects of the Privacy Rule that OCR has identified for potential modification, specifically:
December 19, 2018
New funding opportunities from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) at ACL have been announced for the
December 12, 2018
Two new funding opportunities from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) at ACL have been announced for the

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