States expanding coverage of home, community-based care

January 2009
State Health Watch;Jan2009, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p9
The article discusses the move by U.S. states to shift long-term services and funds from nursing homes to care in the community. U.S. states can delay the use of nursing homes by putting the home and community-based services within an integrated care plan. The author elaborates on the Family Care of Wisconsin and the two new home and community-based waivers of Maryland Medicaid. She also discusses the New Choices Waiver of Utah.


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