Toledo-Lucas County Commission on Minority Health
January is: Cervical Health Awareness Month
In July, 2016, the state will no longer require spend-down eligibility as part of the move toward a unified disability determination system. In this new arrangement, individuals who qualify as disabled under the Social Security Administration’s Supplemental Security Income (SSI) rules will also qualify as disabled under Medicaid.
This new Issue Brief by the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured and the Satcher Health Leadership Institute discusses an emerging range of initiatives to address social determinants of health at the federal, state, local, and provider level.
At-Risk Populations: In Lucas County African Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, Asians, Native Americans and low-income residents suffer more illness as a percentage of their populations.
Check out this quarterly publication. Here, you'll find regular briefings on issues designed to inform, educate and empower individuals interested in minority health. [Read]