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Tricare Changes Would Limit ABA for Military Families

Starting July 25, Tricare is requiring children with autism to undergo standardized testing every six months and show measurable progress in order to receive applied behavior analysis therapy(ABA).

Home Care Worker Sues County

In the Case Guerrero vs. Superior Court, the state Supreme Court has left intact a ruling allowing a caretaker to sue Sonoma County after her disabled client failed to pay her.

Governor Brown Cuts IHSS Hours by 8% Starting July 1, 2013

Governor Brown signs SB 67 IHSS Court Settlement Bill making official temporary 8% across-the-board cut in hours for all IHSS recipients beginning July 1st, 2013, followed by 7% cut next year...

Governor Brown's Proposed IHSS Budget for 2013-14

Governor Brown budget proposal includes $1.8 billion General Fund for the IHSS program in 2013‑14, a 4.9‑percent increase over the revised 2012‑13 budget and 6.5‑percent increase from the 2012 Budget Act...

Proposed Federal Rules Could Disrupt IHSS

Proposed federal home care rules that would require overtime pay for certain caregivers could disrupt California's In-Home Supportive Services Program, according to stakeholders and state officials, the Los Angeles Times reports.

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