The LEAD Center's Policy Update is a monthly update focusing on the intersection of disability, employment and health care policy. It provides policymakers, disability service professionals, individuals with disabilities and their families with information about relevant policy developments regarding Medicaid, the Affordable Care Act and related topics, with a focus on improving employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities.
The May 2017 update includes information about Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) extending the full implementation deadline for the Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Settings Rule, various HCBS transition plan updates, disability highlights of the fiscal year 2017 Omnibus Spending Bill, and more.