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1991 March

Recent Revisions to Nursing Home Requirements Will Protect Older People with Mental Disabilities

By Beth Pepper

This article discusses nine provisions of the preadmission screening and annual resident review process (PASARR) that were revised by OBRA-90.

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OBRA-90 Changes in Social Security and SSI Will Benefit Applicants and Beneficiaries

By Eileen P. Sweeney

This article focuses on OBRA-90 changes in social security and SSI that are of the greatest interest to elderly or disabled and low-income beneficiaries.

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Health Coverage for the Uninsured

A Primer for Legal Services Advocates

By Laura M. Rosenthal

In the past, legal services practice in the area of non-Medicaid indigent care focused almost exclusively on litigation to extract the maximum benefit from generally inadequate state and county indigent care programs; more recently, advocates have begun representing low-income clients in broader efforts to expand coverage for the uninsured.

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The Americans with Disabilities Act

A Breathtaking Promise for People with Disabilities

By Renee Cyr, Leonard Rubenstein & Bonnie Milstein

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects people with both physical and mental disabilities from discrimination in private employment, public accommodation, public transportation, telecommunications, and other public services; this article analyzes the ADA primarily as it applies to people with mental disabilities.

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