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Speaking on Monday, June 12, 2017, to over 100 ADDP members, Rep. Joe Kennedy, III, called upon advocates to enlist their friends in other states to find one more Republican Senator to oppose the... more
This training will provide an overview of the CHW role, certification and training programs as they relate to the new Adult Foster Care (AFC) regulations permitting the use of CHWs as regular team... more
ADDP ACO-MCO Training Learn what to expect from an ACO operating since 2013 Wednesday, July 12.......Assumption College, Worcester Learn about a Minnesota-based ACO, Altair, that focuses on new care... more
The 52 year old Medicaid program will end if the Trump/Ryan American Health Care Act (AHCA) passes the Senate, intact with a mostly unknown and not understood provision that seeks to end Medicaid... more
TO SAVE AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE, MEDICAID & DISABILITY SERVICES SUPPORTERS MUST MAKE VOICES HEARD The Boston Globe By Adrian Walker Globe Columnist May 08, 2017 As the Cabinet secretary who... more
Former HHS Secretary Warns Trump/Ryan Bill Cuts $890 Billion from Medicaid; ending 50 years of  health care and community supports for disabled, elderly and poor Speaking to an overflow crowd at the... more
House Ways & Means Protects Disability Priorities DDS House One Budget Priorities Retained & AFC Rate Protected Disability Advocates are thrilled with the release of the FY 18 Budget by House... more
Call For Nominations Interior Resources, a Gold Level Business Member of ADDP, is pleased to be offering their 6th annual IRCares Scholarship Grant to recognize the hard work and dedication of direct... more
House to Vote On Thursday For people with disabilities, elders and poor people, the Trump/Ryan/GOP effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act has the potential to deeply cut and severely diminish the... more
Speaking out Makes a Difference! Speaking to over 250 members and guests of the Association of Developmental Disabilities Providers, including family members, provider agency directors, self... more

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