So, Now What?
To put it mildly, I am guessing most of us were quite surprised by the election results, regardless of our political leanings. I am guessing most of us share a sense of great relief this Presidential campaign is over, but many are also very uncertain about what comes next, especially as it relates to our services and supports and the individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities that rely on them.
State Association Corner
The Bend in the Road
State Associations across the country are gearing up for the new legislative session beginning in January.
The POD Corner
Across the Board
Reports from the Policy Front
ANCOR's Government Relations staff distributes stories in the Washington Insiders Club (WICS) – a weekly round-up of top stories and headlines – to ANCOR Members to keep them up to date on policy and political developments of note to the disability community. The following entries highlight the most significant reports of the last two months.
Our Big Tent: Two Views – Moving Forward
The day after election day many Americans woke up to the unexpected results of an election upset. For some, the news has been frightening and confusing while for many others the result was the culmination of a cry for dramatic change in our body politic.
Our Big Tent: Two Views – Choices and Opportunities
ANCOR members are passionate people. Perhaps our passion is what brought us to our work in the first place, or maybe it is a necessary ingredient to survive our turbulent profession; those without the passion simply melt away and leave for saner waters.
CMS Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Settings Rule: Part II
In Part I of this series we discussed the elements of the HCBS Settings Final Rule that defined and described the requirements for all settings providing HCBS services. In this segment, we will discuss the additional requirements for provider owned or controlled residential settings operating under HCBS programs.
Members in the News
Robert P. McCaffrey
ANCOR staff mourns the loss of Mr. McCaffrey and extends our deepest condolences to his loved ones.
From Our Partners
Did You Know?
'Did You Know?' Features Vendors from ANCOR Services Corp.’s Shared Resources Purchasing Network
What Members Are Saying...
The Shared Resources Purchasing Network (SRPN), administered by the ANCOR Services Corporation, partners with national companies to provide significant savings to ANCOR Members and supports ANCOR programs.