Government Affairs

Since the early 20th century, many people with disabilities and chronic mental health conditions were not treated equally. While public policy began to shift in the mid-1900s, it was not until the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed in 1990 that disability rights dramatically changed.

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Scioto Government Affairs Update I

Posted by Lissette Rivera on Jan 31, 2022 1:23:29 PM

In this month’s report, we see a positive trend as states carve out more Medicaid funding for adults with disabilities and raise minimum wages for direct support workers. Additionally, as Omicron continues to crush health care workers already under strain from nearly two years of grappling with the pandemic, health care providers are making great strides as they pivot to face the mounting challenges. Providers have shifted to remote care...

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