Health Care

Quality, Affordable Health Care for All

Access to health care is a human right. For people with disabilities, access to affordable, high-quality health care is a critical component of community integration. For many, it means the choice to live in one’s own home in the community rather than an institution. NDRN supports that choice by advocating at the federal level to strengthen Medicare, Medicaid, the Affordable Care Act, and other health care programs.

Latest in Health Care

  • Community Integration

    Disability Rights Network Stands Ready After Federal Audit Finds Abuse and Neglect in Group Homes

    January 17, 2018

    Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General issued a report that found numerous incidents of abuse and neglect of people with developmental disabilities living in group homes. In response, NDRN Executive Director Curt Decker issued the following statement.

    Press Release
  • Community Integration

    NDRN Joins Amicus in Community Integration Case

    October 25, 2017

    NDRN joined six national disability organizations in an amicus brief supporting the critical role the U.S. DOJ plays in the enforcement of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act in a case involving the state’s policy of unnecessarily segregating children with disabilities by placing them in nursing facilities.

    Amicus Brief
  • Health Care

    NDRN Opposes Newly Released Senate Health Bill

    July 12, 2017

    The minor changes to the original legislation are merely a cover up for the horrendous impacts that Medicaid cuts and caps contained in this legislation will have for people with disabilities.

    Press Release