The Direct Care Worker Amendment Act of 2023 (B25-0565) was Introduced by Councilmember Christina Henderson, Chair of the Committee on Health on November 6, 2023. There are seven Co-Sponsors, Councilmembers Charles Allen, Brianne K. Nadeau, Matthew Frumin, Janeese Lewis George, Zachary Parker, Brooke Pinto, and Trayon White, Sr. The Coalition is eager to work with committee staff to[…]
The Coalition welcomes Dr. Ayanna Bennett as she assumes leadership of DC Health and shares our letter that was sent to the DC Council Committee on Health in July on stalled workforce reforms that could help address the direct care workforce shortage.
The DC Council Committee on Health hosted a public roundtable on Medicaid renewals on Monday September 11, 2023. Medicaid renewal rates for non-MAGI beneficiaries including seniors and people with disabilities are much lower than anticipated. Read the Coalition’s testimony before the Committee on Health and learn about the solutions we are proposing.