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Yes, Access to Mental-Health Care Has Increased Under the Affordable Care Act, and to be certain that those in need benefit from that access, families, friends, loved ones and advocates MUST help to ensure that providers deliver on the promises made and also on the provisions of the Affordable Care Act (the Obamacare law).
Those in need and their advocates must access that care. Providers are not going to…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on September 25, 2014 at 7:09pm — No Comments
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has introduced to the ALS board a challenge: more money that it dreamed of. Now, the board must, in accordance with its fiduciary duty of care, determine by policy or strategy, what it must do with its newfound wealth.
I believe that the Wall Street Journal did a fine job describing the choices unexpected prosperity introduces.
As far as challenges go, too much cash is a good one to have.…Continue
Added by Mike Burns on September 22, 2014 at 4:08am — No Comments
Friday, 29 Aug 2014 11:38 AM by Charlotte Libov
Asking questions and getting all relevant information before undergoing medical procedures are always best. Because something is standard for many does not mean it is standard for specific individuals. Age and other personal health factors matter.
“Sedation always holds risks, and Joan…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on September 12, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments
I frequently hear nonprofit board members express their frustration about their inability to attract new and maybe even different kinds of prospects to become board members. True, they may not actually have a recruitment plan and they don't have a governance committee whose job it might be to think very intentionally about what needs the board has and where individuals might be identified and wooed to joing and they may not even have opportunities for prospective board members to lend their…Continue
Added by Mike Burns on September 11, 2014 at 8:52am — No Comments
CHIP at Risk: Why Connecticut Should Pay Attention
This article was written by Eva Marie Stahl, Ph.D., Project Director, New England Alliance for Children’s Health at Community Catalyst.
Unless Congress acts, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) will run out of funds by the end of 2015. CHIP covers about…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on September 9, 2014 at 2:49pm — No Comments
The Affordable Care Act in CT for 2015 – Get Informed Now. Please read the Q & A article in the CT Mirror that is linked below in this blog.
OneWorld encourages great caution in selecting a health insurance provider for 2015. United Health Care has proven to be extremely difficult with many of its existing Medicare enrollees. There are ongoing complaints and investigations against UHC. Please be sure that you are…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on September 5, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments
When we go to the doctor and get a diagnosis of cancer we often panic; our mind sometimes go into over-drive and conjures up the worst case scenarios. First, it is important to know that millions of people survive cancer in the long-term and have good quality of life after treatment. Yes, treatment is sometimes debilitating, but not always. Even when treatment is debilitating we can and do survive them. One of the most significant challenges faced by those with…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on September 5, 2014 at 5:58am — No Comments
Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity Awarded to 7 Students for Projects Involving Science, Health, Education, the Arts, and Social Action;
Honorable Mention to 8
Next Deadline for Applications April 30, 2015
New Haven, CT (September 4, 2014)- The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the region’s largest grantmaker and charitable endowment, announces the…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on September 4, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments
ChildSight® Connecticut is a school-based vision screening- eyeglass distribution program, which has been providing services to students within the New Haven schools since 2000. Since our launch, we have received generous support from a local church through office space. The church has provided our program with administrative space either as a donation ( free) or at a rate less than market value. This has allowed…Continue
Added by Nancy Prail on September 4, 2014 at 4:38am — No Comments
The Future Project is turning high schools into the most inspired places on earth--and you can…Continue
Added by Sarah Tankoos on September 1, 2014 at 9:34am — No Comments