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Aging and Disability

New Funding Opportunity: Aging and Disability Resource Center Program

Source: Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services (CMCS)

[In late April], Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the release of $25 million in funding authorized 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. Under this initiative, which is jointly supported by Administration for Community Living (ACL), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), funding will be available to help States support or improve their Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs).  [Read more…]