Week of August 24, 2021

What Will It Take To Recruit and Retain Public Health Workers August 12 Governing posted article Learn more here. Integrating Community Health Workers Into a Community Hearing Collaborative To Understand the Social Determinants of Health in Children with Hearing Loss August 13 Disability and Health Journal announced article; there is a fee for the entire […]

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Opioid-Related Outcomes Among Individuals with Co-Occurring Behavioral Health Conditions

AAHD has joined the Lakeshore Foundation and No Health without Mental Health submitting comments to the National Quality Forum (NQF) on their proposed framework analyzing opioid-related outcomes among persons with co-occurring behavioral health conditions. Available here are the report’s page 17 framework diagram; the AAHD-Lakeshore-NHMH July 27 comments on the framework; and the complete NQF […]

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Week of May 4, 2021

Building the Capacity of the Medicaid Home-and-Community-Based Services (HCBS) Direct Service Workforce (DSW) April 28 CMS webinar summarizing the CMS December 3 DSW conference Learn more here . Training Approaches for Community Health Workers and Promotores To Support Medi-Cal Members April 29 Center for Health Care Strategies shared California Health Care Foundation report Learn more […]

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COVID-19: Protecting the Health of Older Adults Legislation

AAHD has joined 40 organizations, led by TFAH, endorsing legislation by 4 House members (Frankel-FL; Bilirakis-FL; Dingell-MI; and Shalala-FL) to target federal resources to the health of older adults during the COVID-19 crisis. Available here are the TFAH fact sheet, listing the 40 organizations; the legislative text; and the press release of lead sponsor Representative […]

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AAHD Call to Action to Promote the All of Us Research Program to People with Disabilities

AAHD is challenging the disability community to learn about the All of Us Research Program and consider participation with a Call to Action. The All of Us Research Program is seeking to improve precision medicine and the Call to Action emphasizes the fact that All of Us is encouraging groups to participate that have been […]

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