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Tag: Health Advocacy

An illustration of a building with six pillars that says "CMS" on top and the following on each pillar: Equity, Access, Engagement, Innovation, Sustainability, and Inclusion

The Six Pillars Framework for Advancing Health Policy

CMS is now structuring its innovations and policy directions into six pillars. Industry expert JoAnn Lamphere, DrPH, discusses how CMS, states, providers, and MCOs can collaborate and share accountability for achieving discernable improvement in healthcare outcomes and quality of life for individuals.

The MediSked Podcast

Episode 4: IDD Representation in Media

We at MediSked recognize that in order to achieve equity, representation matters. In this episode, the hosts discuss their favorite movies and TV shows with IDD representation.

COVID and IDD: 2021 Study

COVID-19 in IDD Populations: 2021 Study

MediSked compiled COVID-19 data from 1,069 individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (IDD) from Connecticut and North Carolina to view mortality and vaccination trends in comparison with the general population.

Emerging from COVID-19: Panel on Using Data to Transform Whole Person Services and Supports

Emerging from COVID-19: Panel on Using Data to Transform Whole Person Services & Supports

During this session, presenters from provider agencies share data and stories from the public health emergency. Particular attention is paid to COVID-19 immunizations for the I/DD population based on geography, age, type of disability, residential setting, and timeliness from each state’s phased priority dates for people with disabilities.

1915c Waivers By the Numbers

1915c Waivers By the Numbers

Across the United States, there are over 800,000 individuals who have indicated they have a need for services to keep them safely in their homes but are waiting for communication from their state Medicaid agency that funding has been made available. This infographic details the magnitude of Section 1915c waivers and wait lists.

Research Data - 2018 data digest

2018 Disability Data Digest

Building on the joint 2015 I/DD Data Digest, MediSked and The Arc of the United States are proud to announce the release of the 2018 Disability Data Digest,