Advocacy

LTO Ventures and President & CEO Mark L. Olson are recognized as subject matter experts on federal and state issues affecting adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder including Choice/Self-Determination, Community Living, Employment, Medicaid, and Civil Rights.  I also am a co-founder of the Coalition for Community Choice, a national grassroots collaboration to advance the principle of choice and community for disabled adults.

MEDIA: I am pleased to speak with members of the media on the record and as background.  Call my cell 702.353.6540 or email molson@ltoventures.org to reach me.

STATEMENTS/POSTS
Senator Harkin Wrong About Olmstead, Community Living and Choice

PRESS RELEASES
Choice v. Olmstead: The Medicaid Debate Over Community Living

POSITION PAPERS
Choice v. Olmstead (PDF)

COALITION FOR COMMUNITY CHOICE (CCC)

CMS REGULATIONS & RELATED DOCUMENTS

  • Final Rule CMS-2249-F/CMS-2296-F, Jan. 10, 2014 [PDF]
  • Fact Sheet – Overview of Regulation [PDF]
  • Fact Sheet – Summary of Key Provisions of the HCBS Settings Final Rule [PDF]
  • Fact Sheet – 1915(c) Changes to HCBS Waiver Program [PDF]
  • Fact Sheet – 1915(i) Key Provisions for HCBS State Plan Option [PDF]
  • Information Bulletin – Final Regulations for HCBS Provided under Medicaid’s 1915(c), 1915(i), and 1915(k) Authorities [PDF]

OLMSTEAD v. L.C. & RELATED DOCUMENTS

  • Opinion by Justice Ginsburg 98-536P.ZO [PDF]
  • Concurrence by Justice Stevens 98-536P.ZC [PDF]
  • Concurrence by Justice Kennedy 98-536P.ZC1 [PDF]
  • Dissent by Justice Thomas 98-536P.Z [PDF]
  • Syllabus 98-536P.ZS [PDF]

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON PROPOSED REGULATIONS (which now are final)