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Urge Congress to continue the Money Follows the Person (MFP) Program

Urge Congress to Support Community Living Funding by telling Congress to continue the Money Follows the Person (MFP) Program. The future of a program that has helped more than 75,000 seniors and individuals with disabilities move out of nursing homes and institutions is in jeopardy. Enacted in 2005 with strong bipartisan support, Money Follows the Person (MFP) is one of the longest running, most successful Medicaid demonstrations. Unfortunately, MFP expired September 30, 2016, and states are running out of funding. As a result, states are scaling back their programs, reducing dedicated staff and crucial resources. Take action: http://bit.ly/2IymEuN

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Advocacy

Disability Day on the Hill

Disability Day on the Hill is a day when people with disabilities (self-advocates), their family members, their friends and professionals who work with and care about people with disabilities show up to talk with their elected state officials about issues that are... Continue Reading 

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Advocacy, Caregiving

Trump Signs Family Caregivers Act

 by Michelle Diament via Disability Scoop A new law will require the federal government to develop a national strategy to address the needs of family caregivers, including those supporting people with developmental disabilities. President Donald Trump recently signed legislation known as the... Continue Reading 

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