Planning & Response re: COVID-19 for persons with disabilities

NATIONAL CALL TO ACTION MARCH 3, 2020 THERE IS AN URGENT NEED FOR GOVERNMENT TO ADDRESS THE RIGHTS AND NEEDS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES THROUGHOUT ALL COVID-19 PLANNING AND RESPONSE  CLOSE EXISTING GAPS, MINIMIZE IMPACT AND OPTIMIZE LIMITED RESOURCES FOR OPTIMAL COMMUNITY-WIDE OUTCOMES   The disability advocacy organizations identified below and a coalition of disability […]

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The following is from Alan Bolter of the Michigan Association of Community Mental Health Boards.  The language and information are relevant.  It also suggests that, if the legislature does insist on pilots or demonstrations, they need to include certain protections for enrollees and adequate evaluation of the pilots. Please use as you see fit, but […]

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ACTION ALERT: Please Remove Section 234 from the Senate DHHS Budget

Click Here Now To Email Your Senator     As you know, this week the Senate DHHS subcommittees released their FY18 budget recommendations. While this is the first step of the process, we have significant concerns with the Senate’s recommendation contained in a new boilerplate section 234, which calls for the privatization of the entire […]