Tag Archives: CMS

Single Streamlined Insurance Marketplace Application

February 28, 2013
The single streamlined application proposed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has the potential to remove or ease application and eligibility barriers commonly encountered by people with disabilities, both as consumers of private health insurance and beneficiaries of public programs.

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CMS Approval of "Duals" Demonstrations Moving Rapidly

April 4, 2012
Many states are setting up programs for people with disabilities and seniors who are on both Medicaid and Medicare. It is essential that advocates engage with their state officials and CMS on these "duals" initiatives. DREDF, the National Senior Citizens Law Center and others are working to protect the rights of people with disabilities in this process.

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Complaint That CMS Doesn’t Provide Alternate Formats

December 21, 2011
DREDF made an administrative complaint to the Office of Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on grounds that the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare ("CMS") continues to fail to provide alternate formats to individuals who are blind or visually impaired.

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