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Author: Walter Ochinko
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: special, needs, vary, significantly, children, safeguards, managed, care, mmc, states, medicaid
Number of Pages: 64
Published: 2000-10
ISBN-10: 0756717582
ISBN-13: 9780756717582

Since the mid-1990s, states have accelerated the enrollment of children with special needs in capitated MMC programs, which deliver medical services to beneficiaries for a fixed per-person fee. The Balanced Budget Act (BBA) of 1997 continued to require Federal approval for state Medicaid programs that mandate that these children enroll. This report: (1) presents data on the extent to which states are enrolling children with special needs, as defined in the BBA, in capitated MMC plans, & (2) assesses the scope & effectiveness of the safeguards that these states are implementing to ensure that c

Author: United States, Senate, Special Committee on Aging,
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: report, households, special, committee, senate, aging, needy, assistance, project, housing, funding, factors, delay, elderly
Number of Pages: 80
ISBN-10: 142893989X
ISBN-13: 9781428939899

Author: Andrew Feickert
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: issues, congress, background, sof, operations, forces, special
Number of Pages: 14
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437936490
ISBN-13: 9781437936490

Contents: (1) Background: Command Structures and Components; Special Operations Forces in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine, and Joint; NATO Special Operations; (2) Current Organizational and Budgetary Issues: 2010 Quadrennial Defense Review Report SOF-Related Directives; 2010 USSOCOM Posture Statement; (3) Afghanistan-Related Issues; A Change of Command Relationship for U.S. SOF; U.S. SOF Direct Action Against Afghan Insurgents; Training Village Security Forces; (4) Issues for Congress: Are Current Command Relationships and Rules of Engagement Having a Detrimental Impact on Special Operations

Author: Joint Research Centre- European Commission
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: policies, educational, indicators, eastern, europe, malta, south, states, learning, disabilities, difficulties, disadvantages, baltic, students
Number of Pages: 190
Published: 2009-09-29
ISBN-10: 9264076867
ISBN-13: 9789264076860

This book provides an internationally comparable set of indicators on the educational provision for students with disabilities, learning difficulties and disadvantages (SENDDD). It covers the number of students concerned, their learning environment (special schools, special classes and regular classes) and level of education (pre-primary, compulsory and upper secondary education). It also discusses policy implications vis-à-vis special education needs and offers an analysis of the participation and performance of students with special education needs in the 2006 round of the Programme for Int

Author: United States, Senate, Special Committee on Aging,
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: minority, ranking, chairman, member, special, senate, aging, committee, report, lending, state, federal, protection, agencies, face, predatory, combating, challenges, consumer
Number of Pages: 127
ISBN-10: 1428935029
ISBN-13: 9781428935020

Author: Jim Wells
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: gasoline, complicate, supply, contribute, prices, higher, quality, improve, special, markets, blends, reduce, emissions, air
Number of Pages: 50
Published: 2005-11-01
ISBN-10: 1422302334
ISBN-13: 9781422302330

The Clean Air Act requires some areas with poor air quality to use a special gasoline blendÓ designed to reduce emissions of volatile organic compounds & nitrogen oxides & requiring the use of an oxygenate such as ethanol. In less severely polluted areas, the Act allows states to require the use of other special blends as part of their effort to meet air quality standards. This report answered the following: (1) To what extent are special gas blends used in the U.S. & how, if at all, is this use expected to change in the future?; (2) What effect has the use of these blends had on reducing veh

Author: Elizabeth Carlson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: minnesota, final, report, year, disabilities, force, education, children, task
Number of Pages: 104
Published: 1994-03-01
ISBN-10: 0788142453
ISBN-13: 9780788142451

The Minnesota State legislature established a Task force to make recommendations regarding special education, especially to develop three specific sets of recommendations: a study of the State Board of Education rules (especially students' access to necessary services, maximization of teacher contact time with students, paperwork requirements, etc.); review the case loads and number of pupils assigned to special education teachers; and develop a plan for meeting the information, instructional, and assistive technology needs of special education within the context of the state education system.
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