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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

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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.


  • Rachel Patterson
    Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD)
    301-588-8252 phone 
    301-588-2842 fax

  • Peter Thomas
    Brain Injury Association of America
    202-466-6550 phone 
    202-785-1756 fax
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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