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National HSBC Rule Letter: Joining In Support

APSE joins with ANCOR and other national disability groups to convey our support for the goals of the final Home and Community Based Settings (HCBS) rule issued by the Centers...

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APSE Applauds Senators Grassley, Casey and Wyden for Introducing the Transition to Independence Act, S. 1604

The Association of People Supporting EmploymentFirst (APSE) applauds Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Robert Casey (D-PA) for the introduction of the Transition to Independence Act (S.1604). This...

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Justice for All: Improving Employment Programs for Workers with Disabilities

APSE signs onto a joint statement from the Labor and Disability Communities urging the Obama administration to take necessary steps toward modernizing federal employment programs for people with disabilities. Read...

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ABLE Letter to Senator Burr State Residency Amendment

APSE signed on with other national disability groups to an amendment that would have allowed ABLE account holders to open an account in any state (as with traditional 529 plans),...

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APSE Applauds WIOA Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities (ACICIEID)

Subcommittee reports and recommendations strike the right balance in promoting competitive integrated employment for Americans with disabilities The Association of People Supporting EmploymentFirst (APSE) applauds the Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive...

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Home and Community-based Setting Requirements: CMS Issues Guidance

CMS issued new guidance in terms of heightened scrutiny of state transition plans for use of Medicaid funds aligned with the CMS new settings rules regarding integration. The last question...

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APSE’s Public Testimony to the Advisory Committee in Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities

Mon., May 11, 2015 Below is the public testimony given by APSE Executive Director Allison Wohl to the WIOA Advisory Committee on Integrated Competitive Integrated Employment at its meeting on...

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ALERT: Continuation of Services During HCBS Rule Implementation

State Officials, Providers, and Disability and Aging Groups Issue Joint Statement Praising CMS’ Clarification About Continuity of Services During Implementation of its Home and Community Based Services Rule January 15,...

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APSE Applauds Introduction of TIME Act of 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   APSE Applauds Introduction of Transitioning to Integrated and Meaningful Employment (TIME) Act of 2015   Rockville, Maryland (January 9, 2015): APSE applauds Mr. Harper’s leadership in...

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