‘People Will Die Waiting’: America’s System for the Disabled is Nearing Collapse (article)

by | Aug 12, 2022 | Adult Services, Government Agencies, Social Justice

A coalition from #bFair2DirectCare, who care for people with disabilities, protest for competitive wages prior to the start of then-New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State addresses in Albany, N.Y., Jan. 11, 2017. | Hans Pennink/AP Photo

Nationally, agencies serving people with developmental disabilities are struggling to survive. The major challenge is hiring staff; funding levels are set by Medicaid, and cannot compete with other employers. 

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