Friday, November 3 and Saturday, November 4
More than 1 in 3 adults under age 65 enrolled in Medicaid have a disability. Medicaid provides essential medical care and supportive services that help many of these individuals remain in their homes and communities.
Radically changing Medicaid’s structure to a block grant or per capita cap, as in recent Republican proposals to repeal the Affordable Care Act, would threaten the essential services that people with disabilities rely on to maintain their health and independence.
Babies born with Congenital Zika Virus Syndrome (CZVS) can have other findings beyond microcephaly. During this webinar, participants learned more about the vision and hearing findings seen in infants with CZVS, new research in this area, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance for evaluation and treatment, and about long term care strategies. A critical issue that was highlighted was recommended screening and follow-up for asymptomatic infants.