HHS Announces Availability of State Funding

HHS Announces Availability of State Funding

Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on May 31, 2012, announced a new $25 million funding opportunity made possible by the Affordable Care Act to help states strengthen and expand their ability to help seniors and people with disabilities access home and community-based long-term services and supports. Over the next one to thSee all stories on this topic

BIAA Increases Understanding of Brain Injury During Brain Injury Awareness Month

As Brain Injury Awareness Month comes to a close, BIAA would like to reflect on some of our accomplishments and thank everyone who participated in Brain Injury Awareness Month events.

On March 19, 2012, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Health held a hearing entitled “A Review of Efforts to Prevent and Treat See all stories on this topic

BIAA Comments on Federally Facilitated Exchanges

Last month, BIAA presented comments on the Health and Human Service’s (HHS’s) Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight’s (CCIIO’s) newly released “General Guidance on Federally Facilitated Exchanges. (FFE)” The Guidance describes the concept of the FFE, which will operate in states that do not haveSee all stories on this topic

Fight for the CLASS Act Continues – Call your Representative Today

The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote today on the Fiscal Responsibility and Retirement Security Act (H.R. 1173) a bill that would repeal the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) Act.

If you want to help protect the CLASS Act, please call 855-218-2109 to connect with Congress. Here is what you can tell your legSee all stories on this topic


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