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Coalition Urges NYS to Set Aside of Funds from Healthcare Investment Account

Earlier this year, $675 million of the HCTF funds were used for a Medicaid rate increase to hospitals and nursing homes across New York; but no such funding has yet been dedicated to community care providers.

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NYU Opens New Dentistry Oral Health Center for People with Disabilities

Metro Community Health Centers is working with New York University at the new  Oral Health Center for People With Disabilities at NYU to increase dental care for people with disabilities and provide training for dental students in how to treat people with disabilities.

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Justice Center Announces Regional Conferences

The conferences are for provider agencies as well as individuals receiving services, families, peer advocates and other interested stakeholders .

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#bFair2DirectCare Urges Governor & Legislature to “Finish the Job” and Fund Living Wage for Direct Support Professionals

Rallies in Albany and Poughkeepsie Thursday Call for a Living Wage for DSPs Who Support New Yorkers with Developmental Disabilities.

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New minimum wage strains workers who support New Yorkers with developmental disabilities

Gov. Andrew Cuomo pledged two years ago to increase pay for DSPs over a six-year period. So far, though, it’s not clear whether his next budget plan, due at the end of the month, will keep apace with that promise.

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