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Disability Rights Pennsylvania  is ready to set our legal and advocacy priorities for fiscal year (FY) 2018.  Congress provides Disability Rights Pennsylvania with seven (7) different federal grant programs to protect and advocate for individuals with all disabilities.  These resources are not enough to serve everyone in Pennsylvania with a disability, so Congress permits us […]

Friends – See below for an announcement from the Office of Long Term Living.  Click here to view the Community HealthChoices waiver transitions. Community HealthChoices (CHC) is a managed care program that will better coordinate the way participants receive their physical health services and long-term services and supports (LTSS) so that Pennsylvania can serve more […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 4, 2017 Contact: Peri Jude Radecic, Chief Executive Officer Disability Rights Pennsylvania Phone: (800) 692-7443 x 302 E-Mail:  pradecic@disabilityrightspa.org   Statement of Disability Rights Pennsylvania on the Passage of The American Health Care Act by the United States House of Representatives As a leader in the advancement of the civil […]

Friends – Congress is likely to call a floor vote on the Affordable Care Act repeal bill, including the MacArthur Amendment, before Thursday when the House Members are scheduled to go on recess for a week.  The level of cuts over time would decimate the Medicaid program and create huge increases in premiums for people […]

Friends – Persons with disabilities who need information or encounter problems at their polling place can contact the Disability Rights Pennsylvania (DRP) hotline on Primary Election Day.   The DRP Primary Election Day hotline number 717-839-5227 or email DRP at electionday@disabilityrightspa.org. If you CANNOT reach DRP on Election Day, call the Election Protection Hotline at […]

Friends – Primary Election Day is Tuesday, May 16, 2017.  You must register to vote by April 17, 2017.  Click here to learn how to register to vote. You might qualify to vote by Absentee Ballot if you can’t make it to the polls on Election Day. Click here to learn more about voting by […]

Friends – Congress is on the fast track to repeal major portions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and to make drastic cuts to the Medicaid program. The level of cuts over time would decimate the Medicaid program. When will this happen? IT IS HAPPENING TODAY. The House of Representatives is voting today on a […]

Friends – Please see the alert below from the Office of Developmental Programs. Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella is proud to announce that the PA ABLE Savings Program (PA ABLE) will launch on April 3, 2017.  Because you have registered with us to get updates on ABLE, you are among the first to know that ABLE will […]

Friends – Congress is on the fast track to repeal major portions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and to make drastic cuts to the Medicaid program. The level of cuts over time would decimate the Medicaid program. When will this happen? IT IS HAPPENING NOW. The House of Representatives is moving quickly to push […]

Friends – See below for an important announcement regarding a public comment period for the proposed rate methodology for Consolidated and Person Family Directed Supports and Services waiver.  Comments are due to the Office of Developmental Programs by March 21, 2017. The proposed rate structure can be found here: http://www.dhs.pa.gov/provider/developmentalprograms/2017waiverrenewals/index.htm Comments can be submitted by […]

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