NCD Releases Report on ACA and Disability

The National Council on Disability (NCD) released a report titled “Implementing the Affordable Care Act: A Roadmap for People with Disabilities.” This is the first in a series of three reports examining provisions in the Affordable Care Act that affect the lives of people with disabilities. To download a copy of the report, click here.

MACPAC and MedPAC Release Updated Data Book

The Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) and the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) released the third edition of their joint data book: Beneficiaries Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid. This latest edition is updated with 2011 data and 2007–2011 trends that describe the dually eligible population, including their composition, use of services and spending.