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September 6, 2023
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is seeking comments on a proposed rule that would establish minimum staffing requirements for nursing homes. Research consistently shows a link between resident safety, care quality, and stable staffing in nursing homes; understaffing contributes to inadequate and unsafe care. 
September 6, 2023
The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (The Rehab Act), as revised multiple times in various years, prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in programs conducted by federal agencies, in programs receiving federal financial assistance, in federal employment, and in the employment practices of federal contractors.
August 30, 2023
To continue to help people access supportive services and advance our nation’s understanding of Long COVID and its associated conditions, HHS has established the Office of Long COVID Research and Practice. This office will continue current efforts to lead the whole-of-government response and work across the government to implement the National Research Action Plan.
August 30, 2023
During the webinar, aging and disability network organizations will discuss the issues that they’ve seen as Medicaid renewals restart following the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency with representatives from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The discussion will center around topics including eligibility, enrollment, and the continuation of critical services — including home and community-based services — for people with disabilities and older adults.
August 29, 2023
ACL has recently awarded the University of Florida and the University of Wisconsin each a three-year Traumatic Brain Injury State Partnership Program (TBI SPP) grant from September 1, 2023, to July 31, 2026, totaling $599,000.
August 29, 2023
The webinar will discuss continuity of operations, preparedness planning for older adults, disaster mental health issues, and case studies.
August 28, 2023
The Administration for Strategic Preparedness & Response at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is hosting the next virtual joint meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Seniors and Disasters (NACSD) and the National Advisory Committee on Individuals with Disabilities and Disasters (NACIDD).
August 18, 2023
This webinar will highlight key takeaways from discussions among health plans that participated in the Integrated Care Community of Practice focused on care coordination of dually eligible individuals. Health plans will share their promising practices for promoting person-centered care coordination with an emphasis on communication-focused strategies that health plans and providers serving dually eligible individuals can use to overcome common barriers to care coordination.
August 17, 2023
Join the Partnership to Align Social Care for a webinar about the 2024 Medicare Physician Schedule Proposed Rule. The annual proposed rule detailing calendar year 2024 anticipated payment adjustments under the Physician Fee Schedule and other Medicare Part B policy updates includes several important changes. There will be an overview and discussion of these changes, as well as opportunities to inform the public comment process.
August 16, 2023
The National Paralysis Resource Center (PRC) — operated by the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation — is announcing two grant funding opportunities through its 2023 second cycle Direct Effect and Priority Impact Quality of Life (QOL) grants initiatives that will open for applications on August 30.

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