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New LEAD Center Guest Blog Post:
"CMS’ New HCBS Regulations Opens the Door to Competitive Employment for People with Disabilities"

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Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN), a LEAD Center National Partner, recently penned a guest post at the LEAD Center Blog. ASAN's post reflects on recent policy changes that have potential to significantly improve employment outcomes for people with disabilities. In particular, the post highlights the recent Centers for Medicare and Medicade Services (CMS) regulations that require states receiving HCBS Medicaid funding to use such funds for settings integrated into the broader community for people without disabilities, optimize individual initiative and personal independence and provide access to competitive integrated employment.

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This email is produced by National Disability Institute's LEAD Center with funding by the Office of Disability Employment Policy, U.S. Department of Labor, Grant #OD-23863-12-75-4-11.