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The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities
820 First Street, NE, Ste. 740
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 567-3516 phone
(202) 408-9520 fax
Email: Info@c-c-d.org

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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

  • Bethany Lilly
    Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law (BCMHL)
    202-467-5730 phone 
    202-223-0409 fax 
    bethanyl@bazelon.org

  • David Machledt
    National Health Law Program (NHELP)
    202-289-7661 phone 
    202-289-7724 fax 
    machledt@healthlaw.org

  • Rachel Patterson
    Epilepsy Foundation
    301-918-3791 phone
    rpatterson@efa.org

  • Peter Thomas
    Brain Injury Association of America
    202-466-6550 phone 
    202-785-1756 fax 
    peter.thomas@ppsv.com 

  • Julie Ward
    The Arc (DPC)
    202-783-2229 phone
    202-783-8250 fax
    ward@thearc.org

  ACTIVITIES
Health Task Force
NBPP Comments
The co-chairs of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Health Task Force write in response to the proposed rule, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2020. CCD is the largest coalition of national organizations working together to advocate for Federal public policy that ensures the self-determination, independence, empowerment, integration and inclusion of children and adults with disabilities in all aspects of society.
(February 19,  2019) - Download [ PDF ]
Health Task Force
CCD Health Task Force comments on the Modernizing Part D and Medicare Advantage
The CCD Health Task Force appreciates the opportunity to provide comments on the Modernizing Part D and Medicare Advantage to Lower Drug Prices and Reduce Out-of-Pocket Expenses proposed rule issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). CCD is the largest coalition of national organizations working together to advocate for federal public policy that ensures the self-determination, independence, empowerment, integration, and inclusion of children and adults with disabilities in all aspects of society.
(January 25,  2019) - Download [ PDF ]
Health Task Force
CCD Re: Medicaid Managed Care NPRM Comments
The co-chairs of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Health Task Force write in response to the proposed rule, Medicaid Program; Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Plan (CHIP) Managed Care, RIN 0938–AT40, CMS–2408–P. CCD is the largest coalition of national organizations working together to advocate for Federal public policy that ensures the self-determination, independence, empowerment, integration and inclusion of children and adults with disabilities in all aspects of society.
(January 14,  2019) - Download [ PDF ]
Health Task Force
2018 CCD Health Task Force Annual Report
(January 11,  2019) - Download [ PDF ]
 
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