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The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities
1825 K Street, NW, Ste. 1200
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 783-2229 phone
(202) 534-3731 fax
Email: Info@c-c-d.org

For information about the Social Security Task Force Public Education and Outreach Campaign,
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TASK FORCES
HEALTH
 

Mission

The CCD Health Task Force works on all the issues encompassed in the very broad term "health". Specific emphasis is placed on private health insurance; public programs such as Medicaid and Medicare; managed care, as well as quality assurance and consumer education and protections.

Co-chairs

  • Peter Thomas
    Brain Injury Association of America
    202-466-6550 phone 
    202-785-1756 fax 
    peter.thomas@ppsv.com
  ACTIVITIES
Health Task Force
CCD Health Task Force expresses concern about using Medicare resources to pay for the Trade Adjustment Assistance program
The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Health Task Force is writing to ask you to oppose reducing the resources available to the Medicare program through the inclusion of Medicare sequestration cuts to offset the cost of the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program. The CCD Health Task force is not taking a position on trade policy.
(June 9,  2015)
Health Task Force
CCD Health Task Force provides comments on the proposed regulation applying mental health parity requirements to Medicaid
The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Health Task Force appreciates the opportunity to provide comments on the proposed rule applying the requirement of mental health parity to Medicaid managed care organizations, alternative benefit plans and Children’s Health Insurance plans.
(June 9,  2015) - Download [ PDF ]
Health Task Force
CCD urges Congress to support critical provisions of the Affordable Care Act
The undersigned organizations are writing as members of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities to express our strong support for maintaining the affordable access to comprehensive health insurance coverage created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for people with disabilities and chronic conditions.
(May 14,  2015) - Download [ PDF ]
Health Task Force
CCD Letter RE:(CMS–9938–P) Summary of Benefits and Coverage and Uniform Glossary
The Health Task Force submitted comments on the proposed rule Summary of Benefits and Coverage and Uniform Glossary issued by the Internal Revenue Service, the Employee Benefits Security Administration, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
(March 4,  2015) - Download [ PDF ]
Health Task Force
Health Task Force Annual Report for 2014
(January 12,  2015) - Download [ PDF ]
Health Task Force
Re: Comments on PPACA: Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2016. File code: HHS-9944-P
Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the proposed rule Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2016. The continued implementation and operation of Affordable Care Act (ACA) programs, including the Health Insurance Marketplaces, is crucially important to the millions of Americans with disabilities and chronic conditions.
(January 5,  2015) - Download [ PDF ]
 
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