Week of February 15, 2022

New HHS Guidance for Health Care Providers on Civil Rights Protections for People with Disabilities

February 4 HHS OCR announced new guidance

No Wrong Door – ACL Initiative for Accessing Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS)

February 8 ACL No Wrong Door web resources

No Wrong Door – 2021 ACL-NIDILRR Grantees

October 21 ACL-NIDILRR announced 2021 grantees

Staff Stability in State ID-DD Systems – Updated NCI Report

February 8 NASDDDS-HSRI press released sharing NCI report and infographic

Using Medicaid Payment Strategies To Support Family Caregivers and Direct Care Workers

February 10 Center for Health Care Strategies blog

Direct Care Workers Are Underpaid; Lack Support & Oversight

February 9 John A. Hartford Foundation release of their survey

Community-Led Initiatives for Population Health Improvement

February 8 National Academy of Medicine announced January 2021 workshop materials

Counties Transform, Modernize Human Services Delivery Systems

January 31 NACo County News articles

Bridging the Gap Between Hospital and Community-Based Services for People with Substance Use Disorders

February 8 Playbook Better Care for People with Complex Needs blog

Utilizing Medicaid To Strengthen Access To Opioid & Other SUD Care Throughout the Criminal Justice System

February 9 Legal Action Center one of two related new issue briefs

Supporting Persons with Serious Mental Illness in the Community After Release From a Correctional Setting

January 28 SAMHSA funded, APA SMI Adviser webinar materials

Healthy People 2020 Final Review Health Measures – Newly Released

February 9 NCHS released measures

Medicaid Managed Care Opportunities for States To Address Social Determinants of Health and Health Equity

January 5 Health Management Associates “Focus”

Health and Housing Introduction To Cross-Sector Collaboration

February 9 TFAH shared NASHP-CSH report

Advancing Competitive Integrated Employment Through Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services and Supports

8 ACL DETAC webinar slides

DOL National Plan To Increase Competitive Integrated Employment

February 11 DOL ODEP shared January plan

Integration of Community Health Workers Into Primary Care Can Improve Care Navigation and Management of Patients with Complex Health and Social Needs

February 10 Playbook Better Care for People with Complex Needs article

The Call for Community Health Workers – New York City Health and Hospitals

February 9 NCQA shared NYC blog and video

Preparing Your Workplace for (Behavioral Health) Peer Integration

February 3 MHA webinar materials

Aging in Place in Rural America: Challenges, Opportunities, and Policy Initiatives

January 18 HRSA Rural Health Research Gateway webinar slides