More than 1 in 3 adults in the United States have Prediabetes, and 90% don’t even know they have it. Could you be one of them? There is an easy way to find out if you or a loved one may have Prediabetes—just Google it!
A federal court has again vacated the approval granted by the US Department of Health and Human Services that would allow the State of New Hampshire to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients and eliminate 3 months of retroactive coverage. This decision would maintain health coverage for 17 thousand people with limited or low income.
Columbus Ohio is implementing a pilot program using a smartphone app called WayFinder to help people with intellectual disabilities use the city bus system. The program is run by Smart Columbus and Ohio State University.
Medicaid “buy-in” allows workers with disabilities access to Medicaid community-based services not available through other insurers. Nationally, workforce participation among people with disabilities is significantly lower than those without disabilities.
July 26th marks the 29th Anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. This landmark legislation was the first comprehensive legislation guaranteeing the rights of people with disabilities in the world.
Public Health WINS Is a Call to Arms as Well as a Roadmap for All Who Care About a Thriving, Healthy NationMay 03, 2019
In January the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) in partnership with the deBeaumont Foundation, released the Workforce Interests and Needs Survey (WINS.) This survey, conducted in 2017, is the only nationally representative data source of the governmental public workforce. PH WINS is a national survey of state and local public health agency employees.