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DOL Announces Time-Limited Non-Enforcement of Home Care Rule
DOL has announced a time-limited non-enforcement policy toward the Home Care Final Rule. From January 1, 2015 to June...
October 7, 2014
CMS Releases FAQ on Autism Guidance
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has published an FAQ discussing its recent Informational Bulletin on approaches...
September 29, 2014
CMS Releases HCBS Transition Plan Guidance
On Friday the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the latest iteration of the Center for Medicaid...
September 9, 2014
NRCPDS Releases FLSA Tool Kit
The National Resource Center for Participant Directed Services (NRCPDS) has released a Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Home Care...
September 5, 2014
CMS Bulletin Clarifies Medicaid Funding for ASD Services for Children and Adults
A CMS Informational Bulletin describes Medicaid authorities for providing Autism Spectrum Disorder services to children and adults. The Bulletin...
July 9, 2014
CMS Guidance Addresses Payment Options Under New FLSA Obligations
A CMS informational bulletin describes reimbursement options for the cost of overtime and travel time that...
July 7, 2014
DOL Releases Guidance on Third Party Joint Employment in Consumer-Directed Medicaid Programs
DOL has released guidance summarizing joint employment principles established by case law, discussing how joint employment may arise in...
June 19, 2014
DOL Releases Fact Sheet Clarifying FLSA Treatment of Paid Family Caregivers
The US Department of Labor (DOL) has released a factsheet clarifying the application of Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)...
June 18, 2014
State Associations Offer Recommendations to CMS on Implementation of HCBS Rule
NASDDDS, NAMD, and NASUAD sent a letter to CMS thanking the agency for the new HCBS rule, describing critical...
May 21, 2014
DD Network Associations Launch HCBS Rule Web Site
The National DD Network Partnershave launched a new web site to inform advocates about the implementation of the new...
May 16, 2014
NASDDDS, NAMD, NASUAD, NCD Urge Extension of Companionship Rule Implementation Date
NASDDDS, NAMD, NASUAD, and NCD each recently sent separate letters to DOL to request an extension of the Companionship...
May 12, 2014
FDA May Ban Electric Shock Devices Used at JRC
The majority of members on an FDA panel appeared to conclude Thursday that devices used to deliver painful electric...
April 27, 2014
House Budget Committee Report Targets Anti-Poverty Programs Including Medicaid
The House Budget Committee last week released a report titled “The War on Poverty: 50 Years Later,” features analysis...
March 10, 2014
HUD Announces Availability Funding for People with Disabilities
HUD has announced the availability of approximately $120 million in funding for state housing agencies to provide long term...
March 7, 2014
Obama’s 2015 Budget Package Includes “Expanding Opportunities for People with Disabilities”
President Obama has proposed a $3.9 trillion budget request on Tuesday. The budget adheres to the 2015 spending levels...
March 5, 2014
CMS Proposes New Criteria for Determining Part D Protected Drug Classes
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) seeks comments on a proposal to revise the formulary requirements for...
February 26, 2014