Consumer Directed Personal Assistant Program (CDPAP)

Submitted by Rob Cicoria, Consumer Advocate The Medicaid funded Consumer-Directed Personal Assistant Program (CDPAP) began around 1970 in New York City, when disabled people who needed high-level care revolted against being involuntarily being put in nursing homes – – their civil rights to the pursuit of happiness were being infringed...

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GOOD NEWS FOR RECIPIENTS OF MEDICARE: THE FEDS ACKNOWLEDGE THE IMPORTANCE OF MAINTENANCE THERAPY FOR PEOPLE WITH CHRONIC DISABILITIES

By Mel Tanzman, Executive Director Have you or a loved one ever received home skilled services or outpatient Therapy under Medicare only to have services terminated because you have, according to your provider, reached your maximum rehabilitation potential? Well if this has happened to you a recently settled law suit...

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