The State of America’s Direct Support Workforce Crisis 2022

The longstanding direct support workforce crisis, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, has led to closures of critically needed services and a denial of access to community-based supports.
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Capitol Correspondence - 03.24.20

New Resource: Understanding How to Use Medicaid to Respond to COVID-19

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In this publication meant to help advocates better understand and shape state Medicaid responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Health Law Program (NHELP) outlines which major paths exist for states to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic using Medicaid. Topics include changes which are possible under state amendment plans and section 1135 waivers. Additional resources can be found on the ANCOR COVID-19 Resource Center.