Home- and community-based services

Preserving Medicaid

What the Republican health bill means for Gresham family with disabled daughter (OPB News, June 15, 2017)

Oregon disability groups warn Senators ACA repeal bill will harm Oregonians with disabilities (The Lund Report, 06/14/2017)

Tigard family fears for son’s future if ACA explodes (KOIN News, 03/26/2017)

Local mental health services would decline if ACA repealed (Wallowa County Chieftain, 03/22/2017)

Letter to Editor, Bob Joondeph: People with disabilities also lose (The Oregonian, 03/17/2017)

A hidden Oregon casualty of Republican health plan: The disabled (Portland Business Journal, 03/16/2017). Subscription required to access content.

DHS Cuts to In-Home Care Services

In-home care cuts tough choices for DHS, families (KOIN News, 04/21/2017)

Under court order, DHS will restore in-home care services (East Oregonian, 04/19/2017), picked up by Blue Mountain Eagle

DHS temporarily restores services for Oregonians with disabilities (OPB News, 04/20/2017), picked up by Jefferson Public Radio

Judge orders DHS to restore in-home care for disabled Oregonians (The Oregonian, 04/19/2017)

Judge halts DHS cuts to in-home care for disabled Oregonians (AP, 04/19/2017), picked up by U.S. News & World Report, Register-Guard, KTVZ-News,

State freezes cuts for disabled services to allow for long-term plan (Portland Business Journal, 04/19/2017)

Interview with attorney Tom Stenson (XRAY In the Morning, min. 1:13, XRAY-FM, 04/19/2017)

Oregon DHS sued over reducing in-home care for people with disabilities (OPB’s Think Out Loud, 04/18/2017)

People with disabilities suing DHS after in-home care is cut (KPTV News, 04/12/2017)

Oregon DHS sued over reducing in-home care hours (OPB News, 04/11/2017)

People with disabilities sue DHS for cutting in-home care (The Oregonian, 04/11/2017)

Portland group files disability suit over home care cuts (AP, 04/11/2017), picked up by Register-Guard, East Oregonian, Sacramento Bee

New lawsuit says state improperly cut in-home services to disabled Oregonians(Willamette Week, 04/11/2017)

DHS sued for cutting in-home care hours (KOIN News, 04/11/2017)

People with disabilities sue DHS over cuts to in-home care (Portland Business Journal, 04/11/2017)

Lawsuit: Oregon home care cuts violate disabilities act (Bend Bulletin, 04/10/2017)