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A Life in the Community

Progress has been made around the country to ensure that individuals with disabilities who want to live, work and play in the community can do so. But there are many who still think that large institutional settings are the “safest” place for people with disabilities. We believe that segregating people with disabilities, in order for them to receive services, is wrong and dangerous.

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    Statement of HCBS Advocacy Coalition Regarding Guidance from CMS Regarding the HCBS Settings Rule

    March 22, 2019

    On March 22, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued updated guidance to State Medicaid Directors on implementing activities associated with the home and community-based services (HCBS) settings rule. This guidance, issued as a set of frequently asked questions (FAQs), provides clarification on the “heightened scrutiny”…

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