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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.


  • Dania Douglas
    Lutheran Services in America-Disability Network
    202-499-5831 phone

  • David Machledt
    National Health Law Program (NHELP)
    202-289-7661 phone 
    202-289-7724 fax

  • Rachel Patterson
    Epilepsy Foundation
    301-918-3791 phone

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

  • Julie Ward
    The Arc (DPC)
    202-783-2229 phone
    202-783-8250 fax

Health Task Force
CCD Comment on Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Rule
The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Health Task Force would like to thank you for the opportunity to comment on the proposed Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Regulation. The undersigned co-chairs of the CCD Health Task Force are seriously concerned that the proposed rule would have a negative impact on states’ ability to finance their Medicaid programs and we strongly recommend that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) withdraw the parts of the proposed rule that would substantively change Medicaid financing mechanisms.
(January 31,  2020) - Download [ PDF ]
Health Task Force
Annual Report - Health Task Force
(January 9,  2020) - Download [ PDF ]
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