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ASAN Opposes Seema Verma for CMS

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network calls on Congress to reject the nomination of Seema Verma, a longtime proponent of harmful health care policies, as Director of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Verma’s previous career as a consultant for State Medicaid programs raises serious concerns about her ability...

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ASAN Letter: Wisconsin’s Sheltered Workshops Aren’t “Community-Based”

This letter is available as a PDF here. October 7, 2014 Honorable Marilyn Tavenner Administrator Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 7500 Security Boulevard Baltimore, Maryland 21244   Dear Administrator Tavenner: We recognize that you received a letter from Wisconsin Department of Health Services Secretary Kitty Rhoades on August...

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Disability Community Letter to CMS re: Behavioral Health Services and Olmstead

This letter can be viewed as a PDF here. Administrator Tavenner’s response from February 2015 is available as a scanned PDF here, and as a converted Word document here. Honorable Marilyn Tavenner Administrator Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 7500 Security Boulevard Baltimore, Maryland 21244 September 29, 2014 Dear...

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