DD Waitlist News

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2022-03-15

The 2022 Legislative Session is Over

$59,615,290 approved to transition about 1100 individuals off the waitlist.

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Florida
2022-03-14

Fact-checking Nikki Fried’s claim about Florida’s Medicaid funding

The state is 49th in the U.S. when it comes to spending on services for people with disabilities.

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Florida
2022-03-14

Waiting Lists for IDD Services Balloon

A new report is painting a grim picture of intellectual and developmental disability services nationally as labor shortages and other factors mean individuals in this population are struggling to access supports in the community.

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National
2022-01-12

Lawmakers want state economists to examine costs, need for Medicaid developmental disability programs

Florida’s top economists could be taking a closer look at the number of people with developmental and intellectual disabilities in Florida who require home- and community-based services.

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Florida
2022-01-11

Medicaid for developmentally disabled, nursing home transparency are tops for Carlos Guillermo Smith

Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith is geared up for the 2022 Legislative Session, one in which he promises to shine the light on what he considers one of the least understood issues in the Florida Legislature: the needs of people with developmental disabilities.

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Florida

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