Justice Dept seeks Hard Deadlines in Virginia’s Waiver Transition

The Washington Post recently reported on the pending court review of Virginia's 2012 settlement to build and provide more homes for persons with developmental and intellectual disabilities across the state.  At question is whether the state is acting fast enough to offer services to individuals on its waiting lists and more rapidly transition individuals out of [...]

By |2016-11-03T10:08:34+00:00October 22nd, 2015|Categories: General, Medicaid|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Justice Dept seeks Hard Deadlines in Virginia’s Waiver Transition

Olmstead 15 year anniversary

Do you remember the impact the Olmstead decision had back then? The Promise of Olmstead: 15 Years Later The 15th Anniversary of Olmstead video compilation is a DOJ/HHS tribute to the dedicated and brave individuals who have brought to life the Olmstead decision's promise of community integration for people with disabilities. The video features images and live [...]

By |2016-11-03T10:08:37+00:00September 12th, 2014|Categories: General, Medicaid|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Olmstead 15 year anniversary

Sheltered Workshops Violate Olmstead and Title II of ADA

Yesterday the United States moved to intervene in the class action lawsuit, Lane v. Kitzhaber, No. 12-cv-138 (D. Or.).  The United States’ complaint in intervention alleges that the State has violated Title II of the ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act by unnecessarily segregating thousands of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) [...]

By |2016-11-03T10:08:43+00:00March 29th, 2013|Categories: Audits, General, Medicaid|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Sheltered Workshops Violate Olmstead and Title II of ADA