Policy & Regulation

Policy & Regulation

  • Executive Order 13166

    Issued by President Clinton in August 2000 regarding improving access to services for persons with Limited English Proficiency (LEP)
  • Immigrant Access to Health Benefits: A Resource Manual

    This is a primer on health access for immigrants. It details and explains basic eligibility requirements for key federal and state programs and identifies issues that can be significant barriers to access to health care for immigrants and their families.
  • National CLAS Standards Blueprint

    A Blueprint for Advancing and Sustaining CLAS Policy and Practice is a guide for implementing the Enhanced CLAS Standards. The Blueprint reviews the purposes of each standard and provides action steps and resources to assist organizations to integrate the Enhanced Standards into practice. One chapter is dedicated to each of the 15 Standards. National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically appropriate services
  • Overview of New Guidance on Citizenship Documentation for Medicaid Benefits

    This Medicaid Fact Sheet releases information on the new eligibility requirements, effective July 1, requiring documented proof of citizenship when applying for Medicaid.
  • Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

    On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed comprehensive health reform, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, into law. The following summary of the law, and changes made to the law by subsequent legislation, focuses on provisions to expand coverage, control health care costs, and improve health care delivery system
  • Summary of Federal Language Requirements

    Summary of Federal Language Requirements
  • Governor McDonnell Announces Government Reform Initiatives for 2012 Legislative Session

    Will Eliminate 2 State Agencies and 19 Boards and Commissions; Merge 7 Agencies and 23 Boards and Commissions Into Others ~ Initial Estimates Find Reforms will Save at least $2 Million a Year~
  • Presidential Proclamation — National Mental Health Awareness Month, 2013

    Today, tens of millions of Americans are living with the burden of a mental health problem. They shoulder conditions like depression and anxiety, post-traumatic stress and bipolar disorder — debilitating illnesses that can strain every part of a person’s life. And even though help is out there, less than half of children and adults with diagnosable mental health problems receive treatment. During National Mental Health Awareness Month, we shine a light on these issues, stand with men and women in need, and redouble our efforts to address mental health problems in America