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Disability Integration Act Call-In Day

Today is Disability Integration Act Call-In Day! Disability Integration Act (DIA), S. 2427, was introduced on December 18, 2015 by Senator Chuck Schumer of New York. This historic legislation would finally end the institutional bias in long term care in the U. S. by comprehensively addressing and eliminating barriers to community integration faced by people [...]

By | March 24th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Disability Integration Act Call-In Day

AT&T Broadband

AT&T Low Cost Broadband program AT&T is offering low-cost wire-line home Internet service to qualifying households: With at least 1 resident who participates in the U.S. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) With an address in AT&T’s 21-state serving area, at which we offer wire-line home Internet service. Service availability and speed may vary by address. AT&T will assign you the [...]

By | March 22nd, 2016|News|Comments Off on AT&T Broadband

RJP & BP

Restorative Justice Practices and Bullying Prevention Avoiding a zero tolerance policy and focusing on prevention and respect is the focus.There are strict rules when it comes to how people are to interact with each other for RJP and BP. Restorative Justice Practices are strategies that are meant to encourage a sense of community and create [...]

By | March 10th, 2016|News|Comments Off on RJP & BP

Changing it up!

PILR has welcomed two new employees and has seen some changes within the Board of Directors. Alma has become an Information and Referral Specialist at the Dodge City Office. She graduated from Arroyo high school in 2008. Alma is a proud mother of two lovely daughters. Karrlita Fortna has joined the ranks as an Administrative [...]

By | February 22nd, 2016|News|Comments Off on Changing it up!

Your Voice Matters!

This year is an election year, the Presidential Election is the most important one that we, as Americans, get to experience. It is so important to use the privelege that we get to vote on who will lead our country for the next few years. I know it seems like one little vote isn't important. [...]

By | February 12th, 2016|News, World|Comments Off on Your Voice Matters!

Washington Post Article

"The 2016 conversation has ignored disabled people. Now, they want to be heard." With all the issues that are being discussed by the presidential candidates, we must wonder if disability rights will be brought up. There are advocates that plan to take action and make disability rights a topic to be discussed. The goal is [...]

By | February 11th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Washington Post Article

Step Therapy Bill

Update The Senate, 23-16, passed to the House- its bill which authorizes so-called "step therapy" for prescription drugs for the KanCare subsidized health care program for the poor. The measure will allow private KanCare administrators who run the program for the state to require doctors to prescribe lower-cost drugs initially and "step-up" to more expensive [...]

By | February 10th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Step Therapy Bill

CMS Issues Home Health Final Rule

CMS Issues Home Health Final Rule On Wednesday, January 27, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule on Medicaid home health services. The final rule updated the definition of Medicaid home health services to include requirements that include medical supplies, equipment, and appliances. The new definition is consistent with section [...]

By | February 4th, 2016|News|Comments Off on CMS Issues Home Health Final Rule

Hutchinson Noon Lions Club – Pancake & Sausage Feed

The Hutchinson Noon Lions Club will be holding a Pancake and Sausage Feed Saturday, February 06, 2016 7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Eastwood Church of Christ 2500 North Plum (Please use North (Accessible)Entrance) Adult - $6.00 Children (10 & under) $3.00 Tickets available at the following locations: Bank SNB - 524 N. Main, So. Hutchinson [...]

By | February 2nd, 2016|News|Comments Off on Hutchinson Noon Lions Club – Pancake & Sausage Feed