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State Budgets – Medicaid and/or I/DD Funding

State News for July 29, 2019

Rights & Access

California (story via ANCOR’s Open Minds subscription, 07/28/19)  In a recent report by Public Counsel, the state’s twenty-one regional centers serving individuals with I/DD consistently spent fewer resources on children and youth who are Black/African American or Hispanic than they do for Caucasian children. For fiscal year 2017-2018, the report found an average per capita spending of $3,506 more for White children than for Hispanic children.

State Disability News Week of July 30, 2018

In this week’s State Disability News, Texas re-issues a Request for Proposals for Texas STAR+PLUS, after cancelling it earlier this month. In other news, Ohio pushes ahead on Medicaid Electronic Visit Verification despite the recently passed delay. As always, if you have news from your state that you’d like to share, please send it to Kim Opsahl, Director of State Partnerships and Special Projects at

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