National Consortium for Health Systems Development

A project of Health & Disability Advocates


Welcome to HDA Consulting, the most comprehensive disability and employment technical assistance agency in the U.S. We partner with states, government agencies and businesses to build effective health and service systems that support competitive employment for people with disabilities. For our new online client portal, click here, or reach out to Melissa Turner, on our consulting team for access.

HDA Consulting and the National Consortium for Health Systems Development (NCHSD) NCHSD are projects of Health & Disability Advocates (HDA) serving people with disabilities, providers, state agencies, research institutes, advocates and businesses. We bridge social, private and public sectors with entrepreneurial approaches to health and disability systems. NCHSD resources promote flexible, state-tailored technical assistance for Medicaid Infrastructure Grant (MIG) projects across the country. These CMS-funded state projects developed comprehensive health and workforce service systems for people with disabilities who want to work.


MIG Planning Calendar

Here are some upcoming events and deadlines in our Calendar.

Online Library

You can view these recent additions to the Library, or search our entire collection.

Connecticut's Connect-Ability Infrastructure Change Highlights: 2010

This fact sheet describes some of the infrastructure changes that occurred through Connecticut's Connect-Ability campaign in 2010.

April 2011 eNews

This month's issue has news about a multi-state MIG collaboration on web-based work incentives training, NCHSD's pre-conference meeting on health care reform, the TBTL campaign, an FCC survey of people with disabilities about emergency services, and new online resources to help states implement the Affordable Care Act.

Draft Agenda - NCHSD May 9 Pre-Conference Meeting

This is a draft agenda for NCHSD's pre-conference meeting on May 9, featuring keynote speaker Alan Weil of the National Academy for State Health Policy. The meeting will explore the challenges of implementing health care reform under the Affordable Care Act and its implications for working people with disabilities.