4 Disability Clichés, And What You Can Say Instead | Forbes
Awkward silences beg to be filled. Sometimes it’s best to let them be, but these days it seems like we all feel compelled to share what insights we have on difficult and painful events, even if we don’t really have anything new to offer. Disabled people share a particular perspective on this.
Medicaid Doctors Need Federal Money Faster, Top Lawmakers Say |Bloomberg Law
Republican congressional leaders joined Democrats in a rare bipartisan rebuke of how the Trump administration is sending out emergency funds meant to bolster hospitals and doctors. The Health and Human Services Department isn’t giving enough money to doctors who rely heavily on Medicaid funds, the group said in a letter Wednesday to Secretary Alex Azar .
Our New Plain-Language Resource on Police Violence | ASAN
Standing against anti-Black police violence is a critical part of fighting for disability rights. With protests against police violence going on all over the country, we wanted to provide an accessible resource for learning about what is happening — and how all of us can help create change.
Stacey Milbern, a Warrior for Disability Justice, Dies at 33 | The New York Times
Ms. Milbern, who identified as queer, called out the mainstream disability movement for marginalizing people of color and nontraditional gender identities.
Anthem Reaffirms Commitment to Consumers, Care Providers and Communities during COVID-19 Pandemic | Business Wire
Actions include premium credits, extension of cost share waivers for COVID-19 treatment and telehealth services, and additional community support
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