Announcements

January 17, 2018
At the request of Congress, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) examined states' monitoring and reporting of injuries and other critical incidents of people with developmental disabilities living in group homes. OIG found that up to 99 percent of these critical incidents were not reported to the appropriate law enforcement or state agencies as required.
January 16, 2018
A new grant opportunity from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) at ACL has been announced under the Disability
January 10, 2018
The Social Security Administration released a Request for Information (RFI) to elicit ideas, strategies, and best practices related to improving adult economic outcomes for youth aged 14 to 25 with disabilities receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Comments are due by February 2, 2018.
January 10, 2018
The Social Security Administration released a Request for Information (RFI) to elicit ideas, strategies, and best practices related to improving adult economic outcomes for youth aged 14 to 25 with disabilities receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Comments are due by February 2, 2018.
January 5, 2018
Call for Nominees: 2018 Technical Expert Panel (TEP) CMS is looking for 10-12 stakeholders, consumers, patients, and experts to serve on a Technical Expert Panel (TEP) to help shape the ongoing effort to improve the Quality Payment Program. The panel will review improvement activities conducted in the first year of the effort, especially those about which the Quality Payment Program Service Center has been receiving comments and questions. The purpose is to:
January 3, 2018
Proposals are due January 15 The Amputee Coalition's 2018 National Conference is scheduled for July 12-14 in Tucson, AZ. They are seeking presentation proposals on the following topics:
January 2, 2018
Deadline extended for the MACRA Measure Development Plan Call for TEP The deadline for the Call for Technical Expert Panel for the MACRA Measure Development Plan has been extended to 11:59 p.m. ET on January 8, 2018. Health Services Advisory Group, Inc. (HSAG), Measure & Instrument Development and Support contractor to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), is seeking nominations for representatives of the following areas of expertise to participate in a Technical Expert Panel (TEP):
January 2, 2018
The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) at ACL has announced several funding opportunities for the
December 21, 2017
Every May, the Administration on Aging, part of the Administration for Community Living, leads our nation’s observance of Older American’s Month.

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