Disability advocates push for required training in medical schools for future doctors to treat people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, but they're hitting roadblocks.
The American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) recently updated the Medicaid Social Media Toolkit to promote its importance for people with disabilities.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality complied a systematic review entitled Telehealth for Acute and Chronic Care Consultations which assesses the effectiveness of telehealth consultations and explores supplemental decision making.
Recent article on the effectiveness of Living Independent From Tobacco, a tobacco cessation intervention designed for people with disabilities.
A report published recently, November 2018, suggests the estimated prevalence of autism in US children could be as high as 1 in 40. The researchers used data from the 2016 National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH) nationally representative survey of 50,212 children.
A new legislation, Advancing Care for Exceptional Kids Act, was recently approved by the U.S. House of Representatives' Energy and Commerce Committee. This particular legislation creates a subcategory for children on Medicaid.
Individuals with disabilities experience a multitude of barriers when accessing the health care system. In a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, disability-specific disparities in health care were identified among non-institutionalized adults with six disability types.
In this video, Dr. Laskowski, Co-Director of Sports Medicine at Mayo Clinic Rochester, talks about the childhood obesity epidemic and the importance of incorporating exercise in conversations with adolescents and their parent or caregiver.
This training is a part of a series focused on sharing the findings of the Disability, Diversity, and Intersectionality in CILs study conducted by Independent Living Research Utilization (ILRU).
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Prevention Research Center created the 2018 Health Equity Research snapshot to highlight innovative research projects.
The Alliance for Disability in Health Care Education and the Ohio Disability and Health Program have updated the Core Competencies on Disability for Health Care Education. This document serves as resource for improving disability training for health care students.
The Department of Health and Human Services released the Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2019. The goal of the rule is to increase flexibility, improving affordability, strengthening program integrity, empowering consumers, promoting stability, and reducing unnecessary regulatory practices associated with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
This webinar will provide information about experiences supporting Community-Based Organizations as they moved to managed care health plans. The webinar will provide valuable lessons learned.
The National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD) will launch a new subscription service, Health Care Provider Quarterly Digest, focused on providing essential information to health care providers focused on multiple areas including health and individuals with disabilities beginning February 2018.
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) have developed two new videos to assist organizations in helping legal immigrants obtain health insurance.
The CDC has developed its Milestone Tracker app aimed to help parents determine if their children are at risk for developmental issues.
The United States Access Board is providing a refresher webinar about accessible hospitals and medical care facilities. This webinar will discuss ADA requirements and ABA Accessibility standards for hospitals and long-term care facilities.