Strengthening Medicaid Long-Term Services and Supports in an Evolving Policy Environment: A Toolkit for States

January 4, 2018

The Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) and Manatt Health has developed a new toolkit that provides a targeted menu of long-term services and supports (LTSS) reform strategies adopted by state innovators that may be replicated by other states. The toolkit identifies concrete policy strategies, operational steps, and federal and state authorities that states have… Read more »

Webinar: How Community-Based Organizations Contract and Receive Reimbursement for Home and Community-Based Services in Medicaid Arrangements – A Blueprint for Success

February 26, 2017

Community-based organizations (CBOs) have a long history of supporting people with disabilities and older adults to live and thrive in the community, through a variety of funding structures. During this webinar, a panel of experts will provide real-world strategies that CBOs can use to effectively expand access to their services, work with state Medicaid programs,… Read more »

The Aging Network in Transition: Hanging in the Balance

February 4, 2016

This paper, ‘The Aging Network in the Transition: Hanging in the Balance’, covers key developments that are re-shaping the network as well as efforts to better measure the quality and value of its programs and services. The report also includes: case studies highlighting the work of the aging network in Florida, Massachusetts and California, discussion… Read more »

National Spending for Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS), 2012

April 15, 2015

Long-term services and supports (LTSS) for the elderly and younger populations with disabilities are a significant component of national health care spending. In 2012, spending for these services was $219.9 billion (9.3 percent of all U.S. personal health care spending), almost two-thirds of which was paid by the federal-state Medicaid program. Medicaid spending for LTSS… Read more »