Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Medicaid Redesign and Navigant Report Could Have Huge Impact on DOJ Settlement, Olmstead, and DBHDD

The Department of Community Health commissioned Navigant to study and propose a redesign of the state's Medicaid system.  The proposed report could have major ramifications on the Department of Justice Settlement, Olmstead, long term care, and the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities.  Of particular import are:  the Executive Summary of the report along with Chapter 5 and three Appendices:  L, M, and N;  the "L" appendix covers Behavioral Health, "M" Long Term Care, and "N" Children and Foster Care. 

Emory Law School and Disability Advocates Celebrate Sue Jamieson's EPIC Award

Sue Jamieson, Plaintiff in Olmstead, was awarded the Emory Law School Public Interest Committee Award for Unsung Devotion to those Most in Need on February 7, 2012.  She is featured in this picture along with Atlanta Legal Aid attorneys and advocates from Disability Link. 

Monday, February 6, 2012

Mental Health Day at the Capitol Wednesday!

Please join us this Wednesday, February 8th,  for Mental Health Day at the Capitol.  The Rally will start at the steps of the Capitol at 9:00am. For more information please call Rheba Smith at 404 758-4500.