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The MediSked Blog

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month!

Posted by Linda Nakagawa on Mon, Oct 16, 2017 @ 01:37 PM

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)! Organized by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), this month is meant to celebrate individuals with disabilities and the important contribution they make to the workforce. This year’s theme is “Inclusion Drive Innovation,” as individuals with disabilities bring different perspectives into the workplace that strengthen business and creates innovation.

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Tags: 2017, Awareness

New Managed Care Q&A Publication with MediSked and ANCOR

Posted by Linda Nakagawa on Thu, Oct 12, 2017 @ 07:00 PM

Managed care is at the forefront of everyone's minds in our field. As an increasing number of states transition individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) to managed care, provider agencies are faced with additional complexities to work with Managed Care Organizations (MCOs), including new billing systems, requirements and expectations. 

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Tags: Provider Agencies, Managed Care, 2017

Spotlight on In the Driver’s Seat: Tools for Self-Directed Services in New York

Posted by Linda Nakagawa on Tue, Oct 03, 2017 @ 08:45 AM

There is nothing more person-centered than having the opportunity to map out your own future and be in control of your own life. While the move to self-direction can seem overwhelming, there are many resources out there to help with the process. In the Driver’s Seat believes that Self-Directed Services offer people with developmental disabilities and their families the opportunity to map out their future and be in control of their own lives. They provide tools and resources for individuals and families to effectively navigate and utilize self-directed services to put them in the Driver’s Seat.

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Tags: Self Direction, 2017, Awareness

ANCOR International Council - Building Inclusive Communities on a Global Level

Posted by Brian White on Fri, Sep 29, 2017 @ 11:54 AM

In early 2017 MediSked, LLC became part of a revitalization of ANCOR's International Council. We are honored and excited to a be a part of such an important coalition! After meeting first in San Antonio during the ANCOR National Meeting and through multiple conference calls and emails, we are happy to share the council's mission statement!

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Tags: ID/DD News, Home and Community Based Services, 2017, Awareness