Category Archives: politics

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Releases Guidance on ABLE Accounts | ABLE National Resource Center

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Collapse Of Health Care Bill Leaves Medicaid Unscathed – Disability Scoop

Source: Collapse Of Health Care Bill Leaves Medicaid Unscathed – Disability Scoop

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Why You Should Care About Looming Medicaid Cuts | The Huffington Post

Source: Why You Should Care About Looming Medicaid Cuts | The Huffington Post

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Betsy DeVos’s Nomination for Education Secretary Clears Committee – The New York Times

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Democrats request another hearing for DeVos, Trump’s education pick, before confirmation vote – The Washington Post

Democrats want more time to ask DeVos questions, Republicans say they already have asked more than 1,000. Source: Democrats request another hearing for DeVos, Trump’s education pick, before confirmation vote – The Washington Post

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New Law Expands Access To Special Needs Trusts – Disability Scoop

Tucked inside a larger bill signed by President Barack Obama this week is a tweak to federal law that’s designed to make it easier for people with disabilities to save money. Source: New Law Expands Access To Special Needs Trusts … Continue reading

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Proposed Changes To ABLE Act Draw Opposition – Disability Scoop

In an unusual move, dozens of disability advocacy groups say they’re ready to line up against efforts in Congress to expand the ABLE Act over concerns that the changes don’t go far enough. Source: Proposed Changes To ABLE Act Draw … Continue reading

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Congress Eyes Changes To ABLE Act, Special Needs Trusts – Disability Scoop

A handful of bills designed to make it easier for people with disabilities to save money are advancing in Congress. Source: Congress Eyes Changes To ABLE Act, Special Needs Trusts – Disability Scoop

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In Rare Move, Clinton Courts Disability Vote – Disability Scoop

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is making her pitch to people with disabilities, bringing attention to a sizable demographic that’s often overlooked on the campaign trail. Source: In Rare Move, Clinton Courts Disability Vote – Disability Scoop

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People With Disabilities Denounce Marriage Penalty – Disability Scoop

Couples are fighting for the right to marry without becoming impoverished or losing important Medicaid-funded services — trade-offs that many with disabilities have long decried as unfair. Source: People With Disabilities Denounce Marriage Penalty – Disability Scoop

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