Mayor Bower has proposed legislation that would amend the Health Occupations Regulations Act (HORA). There is little in these amendments to alleviate the current healthcare workforce crisis and some provisions could actually make it worse but imposing new restrictions and more regulation on direct care workers and home health agency administrators. A virtual hearing is[…]
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.