Announcements

July 1, 2019
To provide effective services to individuals from diverse backgrounds, many health plans and providers use community health workers (CHWs). They are sometimes also known as promotoras de salud, community health representatives, community health advisors, or health navigators. CHWs have a culture- or experience-based connection with the people they serve. They come from a similar background, speak the same language, or live in the same community as their clients.
July 1, 2019
A new grant opportunity from the Administration on Disabilities and the Administration on Aging at ACL has been announced.
June 26, 2019
ACL dementia grantees often develop models and products used not only by their organizations, but also can be adopted by others working in the dementia field. This web seminar will feature two grantee programs: a model of coordinated dementia care, and dementia training for professional caregivers of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
June 21, 2019
The HCBS Business Acumen Center has released the second module of their to
June 21, 2019
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is working with the Administration for Community Living through the National Quality Forum (NQF) to address quality measurement in person-centered planning. 
June 21, 2019
The Indiana Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) State Partnership Program is holding a series of webinars about resource facilitation, which is a service that provides a guide to help individuals, their families, and other supporters navigate the many possible public and private resources available. 
June 20, 2019
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued a proposed rule to revise regulations implementing and enforcing Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Section 1557 prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in certain health programs or activities.
June 20, 2019
Please join the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Community Living and Office for Civil Rights on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. for a celebration of a historic victory for inclusion and community living.  You are invited to join us at the Barbara Jordan Conference Center in Washington, DC (near Metro Center) or watch live online.

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