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As the State’s leader in advancing public policy on behalf of people with developmental disabilities, GCDD offers the following position papers, which are summary reports, on various topics affecting the disability community that can help you stay informed.

Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT)
An Overview of EPSDT for Parents (PDF)
An Overview of EPSDT for Health Care Professional (PDF)

Challenge of Transitioning from Institutions to the Community
Challenges of Transitioning from Institutions to Community Living (PDF)

Olmstead Plan
Olmstead Plan One Pager (PDF)
Olmstead Plan One Pager (Text Accessible)

Managed Care Policy Paper
Managed Care Policy Paper (PDF)
Managed Care Policy Paper (Text Accessible)

2011 COMP Waiver Renewal (Please make sure to download both PDF files for complete information. Files are large.)
2011 COMP Waiver Renewal pgs 1 - 153 (PDF)
2011 COMP Waiver Renewal pgs 154 - 230 (PDF)

The Affordable Care Act: Individuals with Disabilities, Individuals with Chronic Conditions and Individuals Who Are Aging
Pulling It All Together PowerPoint (PDF)
Pulling It All Together PowerPoint (Text Accessible)

Pathways to Coverage: How to Access Health Insurance in Georgia
Pathways to Coverage (PDF) Pathways to Coverage (PDF)
Pathways to Coverage (Text Accessible)

Department of Justice Settlement Agreement Information
DOJ Signed Settlement Agreement (PDF)
DOJ Settlement Agreement Fact Sheet (PDF)

GCDD’s 2010 Benchmark Study on Disabilities Research
2010 Benchmark Study

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