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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
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE.....APRIL 18, 2017......... CONTACT: Jon Tapper 617-676-3000 Workers and Business Cited for Outstanding Work With People with... 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
Lunch at the Conference Conference attendees will receive regular lunch unless a dietary restriction is noted during registration: Regular Panko herb crusted chicken breast with Vidalia onion... more
Candy O’Terry There are only a few women in Boston whose voices are as recognizable as Candy O's.  The 2015 Massachusetts Broadcaster of the Year spent 25 years on Magic 106.7 where she connected... 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

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Barbara L'Italien @teambarbara
Currently addressing amendment 520, which means we're technically more than halfway through the 1,031 amendments filed.
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Barbara L'Italien @teambarbara
RT : Speaking on the amendment to create an Epi-pen bulk purchase program to lower the price of this life-sav…
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Barbara L'Italien @teambarbara
Fascinating & important conversation on drinking water lead levels rn, surrounding 's childhood lead poisoning bill.
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Barbara L'Italien @teambarbara
This improvement to medication management is also being addressed as a bill this session, which I hope to see pass.
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Barbara L'Italien @teambarbara
Now on my amd () to allow ppl to get correct prescrip right away by eliminating "fail first" req. that docs use step-therapy.
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Barbara L'Italien @teambarbara
Speaking on my amendment to synchronize medications (# 518) . Folks should be able to fill all prescrips…
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RT : This bipartisan effort will enhance $2K annuity benefit available to families during a most difficult tim…
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. Sec Sen McGee join to show support for our / families >…
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