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Jason DaSilva and the Impossible Choice

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Jason DaSilva, a talented artist and documentary filmmaker,…

Making Healthcare Accessible

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Although it’s been 28 years since the passage of the Americans…

New Rules for Appeals and Fair Hearing Rights Effective May 1

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What is changing on May 1, 2018? New federal Medicaid managed…

Independence Radio: Rosemary Salopek: Depression and Disability

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What is behavioral health and how does it differ from mental…

Neighborhood Care: Close to Where You Live

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At ICS, we believe that a key element of knowing our members…

Robbed of a Last Wish

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As a nonprofit health care company with a mission of ensuring…

Independence Radio: Nettie Harper: Living with Dementia

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In the latest episode of ICS Independence Radio, host Stephanie…

A Call to Action to People with Disabilities

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Intergenerational panel of advocates urges people with disabilities to stand up and speak out.

Family on the Front Lines

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More and more, family caregivers are taking on medical roles. If…

Rehab Hospitals or Health Care Facilities: Have a Patient Advocate on Hand

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Why it's essential to have an advocate while you're in a nursing home.

From Injury to Independence

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This past Saturday ICS, the Rusk Institute and the New York City chapter of the National Spinal Cord Injury Association sponsored From Injury to Independence: A Spinal Cord Injury Symposium.

A Cure for Inaccessible Health Care in NYC

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The law requires health care providers to make their services accessible to people with disabilities. NYPLI explains what you need to know about obtaining accessible care at a hospital, clinic, or private office of a doctor, dentist or specialist.