Congress continues to deliberate continued aid towards the COVID-19 pandemic, talks have been underway regarding a stimulus 4 aid package. Through the National Council and their members, we are requesting an emergency appropriation of $38.5 billion for providers of mental health and addiction treatment services to be included in the next stimulus package considered by […]
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Washington DC – The Arc released the following statement in response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia: “Our collective hearts break after witnessing the hatred, violence, and innocent death that rocked Charlottesville, Virginia this past weekend. This hatred does not represent our America; it is a shocking betrayal of the values of our nation. We […]
Washington, DC – The Arc released the following statement as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pulls the Better Care Reconciliation Act, and announces an upcoming vote on a repeal of the Affordable Care Act without an immediate replacement: “Make no mistake – the Medicaid program and the home and community based supports that people with […]
This Saturday, Executive Director of The Arc of Oakland County Tom Kendziorski will be running in the Bayshore Half Marathon to raise money for The Arc Michigan. Click Here to Help Tom Reach His Goal of Raising $15,000 We’re Already Half Way There!!
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 […]
Good news! We have confirmed our final speaker for the 2017 Disability Policy Seminar on June 23rd! Nicole Jorwic from The Arc US, Director, Rights Policy, will give us Federal Updates, as well as updates on Medicaid and HCBS. If you haven’t already, register now! There are only about 25 seats remaining, so grab your […]