As the delta variant threatens to send students back to remote learning, students with disabilities could miss the most school.
Many in the disability community are left to navigate the process on their own.
The agreement is a victory for disability rights groups that brought a federal complaint on behalf of three Connecticut residents.
A group of Medicaid enrollees, providers and advocates demanded Thursday that the state Department of Social Services address the long wait times and dropped calls at its five-year-old call center.
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Lowered eligibility limits for the Medicare Savings Program, which uses Medicaid money to help low-income residents pay medical costs Medicare doesn’t cover, were supposed to go into effect on Jan. 1, but the Department of Social Services said Wednesday it will slow down implementation of the changes in response to concerns raised by the enrollees, advocates and legislators.