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Expect today's news and updates to change by tomorrow! WICS is an electronic bulletin providing the latest information on what is happening on Capitol Hill as well as in and around the Federal Government on major legislative and regulatory issues concerning people with disabilities and the private providers who serve them. ANCOR's Government Relations staff provides at least one bulletin each week when Congress is in session.

LTC Ombudsman Programs Final Rule Goes into Effect - July 15, 2016
Lawmakers Urge HHS to Include HCBS in Medicaid Access Rule - July 11, 2016
House Marks Up Appropriations Bill, Retains Clauses to Block DOL Overtime and Fiduciary Rules - July 11, 2016
House Passes Mental Health Bill - July 11, 2016
Tennessee Gets Two-Month Managed Care Waiver Extension - July 11, 2016
2016 Democratic Party Platform Draft Released - July 11, 2016
HHS OCR Issues Guidelines for Long-Term Care Facilities - July 11, 2016
House Appropriations Subcommittee Draft FY2017 Spending Bill Would Block Funding for DOL Rules - July 7, 2016
CMS Releases Reports on Medicaid LTSS Expenditures - July 7, 2016
SSA Releases Final Rule Revising Medical Criteria for Evaluating Neurological Disorders - July 7, 2016
CMS Releases Informational Bulletin on 2016 Medicaid Managed Care Rate Development Guide - July 7, 2016
WIOA Final Rules Released - July 1, 2016
DOL Releases New Rules on Increased Civil Penalty Amounts - July 1, 2016
DOL Announces $15.6M in Grants for People with Disabilities to Thrive in the Workforce - July 1, 2016
Greenlee Announces Departure from ACL - July 1, 2016
Federal Court Issues Injunction to Temporarily Block DOL "Persuader" Rule - July 1, 2016
CMS Issues Notice of Requirements for Changes to Medicaid Rates - July 1, 2016
ODEP Highlights ANCOR Member in Newsletter - July 1, 2016
2016 Social Securities Trustees Report Released - July 1, 2016
Supreme Court Declines to Hear Challenge to Home Care Rule - June 27, 2016