Public Policy Center

Public Health Legislative Agenda – ASTHO and NACCHO

While most of AAHD’s public policy work is focused on issues by the Consortium for Constituents with Disabilities (CCD), Disability and Aging Collaborative (DAC), and Mental Health Liaison Group (MHLG), and related coalitions, AAHD as a public health organization also works with and closely follows sister public health organizations. Available here are the 2023 legislative […]

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Medicaid Non-Emergency Transportation – Dialysis Treatment and Diabetes Related Wound Care

Representatives Carter (GA), Bishop (GA), and Cardenas (CA) have written the HHS Secretary requesting removal of inflexible Medicaid limitations to non-emergency transportation for persons dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid requiring dialysis or diabetes-related wound care treatment. If HHS does not act, the Representatives will re-introduce their legislation from September 2022 (HR 8841). AAHD has […]

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Coordinating and Integrating General Health and Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Patient Records (2)

On February 2, we posted the Partnership To Amend 42 CFR Part 2 (includes AAHD) comments to HHS on proposed rules to enhance the care coordination and integration of general health and SUD patient records. Available here are the February 14 comments submitted by Senators Manchin (WV), Moore Capito (WV), Merkley (OR), Klobuchar (MN), and […]

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