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LEAD Center Policy Update – Employment, Health Care and Disability: May 2016
April 29, 2016
Source: LEAD Center
The LEAD Center Policy Update – Employment, Health Care and Disability provides policymakers, disability service professionals, individuals with disabilities and their families with information about relevant policy developments regarding Medicaid, the Affordable Care Act and related topics, with a focus on improving employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities.
The May 2016 update features stories on the work of the Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities (ACICIEID) in preparation for their September 2016 final report; Center for Medicare/Medicaid Services approval of the Tennessee Home and Community Based Services Transition Plan and its employment provisions; three recent bills that were introduced in Congress to expand the flexibility and the number of people who have access to the tax-advantaged savings accounts created by the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (ABLE), and more.
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