New Federal Funds for Community Living

Community Living Funds Increased: The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services has announced that significant new federal support will be provided for community-based alternatives to institutional long-term care for Medicaid recipients.

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Joint Letter to Secretary Sebelius on the Community Choice Act

Long Term Services and Supports Advocated: ASAN and several other disability rights organizations have sent a joint letter to Secretary Sebelius urging that the Community Choice Act, which would eliminate the institutional bias in Medicaid and enable people with disabilities to live in the community, be included in health care reform legislation.

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