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Webinar 9/27: Early Findings from Research on the ACA and People with Disabilities

The NIDILRR-funded Collaborative on Health Reform and Independent Living (CHRIL) will present a webinar, Early Findings from the CHRIL, Sept 27th, 3-4pm ET. The webinar will feature early findings from the first year of research on the Affordable Care Act and … Continue reading

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CMS Wants Your Input on Accessibility Info for Physician Compare

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will hold a Virtual Office Hour on June 23rd at 1pm to talk about its Physician Compare website. The session will include stakeholder questions about the site and about public reporting. CMS … Continue reading

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Hispanic Heritage Month: Cultural Competency in Hispanics/Latinos with Spinal Cord Injury

September National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month and Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15th through October 15th).  According to the National Spinal Cord Association there are approximately 200,000 people living with spinal cord injuries (SCI) in the United States.  According to … Continue reading

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HHS Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnership Hosts Interactive Webinars on the Health Care Law

The Affordable Health Care Act (ACA) was signed into law by President Obama in 2010 and upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court on June 28th, 2012.  The law affects all Americans and makes sweeping changes that take place over the … Continue reading

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Disparities in the Health Status and Access to Care in the US

This is the second post on a series on health disparities. Read the first article. In general, the health of the American population has improved over recent years. However, 17 percent of Latino and 16 percent of African-Americans report they … Continue reading

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May’s White House Disability Call

La versión del anuncio en español sigue a la versión en idioma Inglés. The next White House Disability Call will be held on May 26th, 2011 at 3 PM. This month’s call will feature Secretary of Transportation, Ray LaHood as well as Assistant Secretary … Continue reading

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Budget Calls to the White House

What follows is a list of various calls which the public can participate in to learn about the President’s Fiscal Year 2012 budget in relation to Research, Development, HUD, Minorities, Health Care, Energy, Environment, Arts and Humanities, Social Safety Net, … Continue reading

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