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Effect Of Consumer Direction On Adults' Personal Care And Well-Being In Arkansas, New Jersey, And Florida

This study of the Cash & Counseling demonstration program for adults in the three participating states examines how a new model of consumer-directed care changes the way that consumers with disabilities meet their personal care needs and how that affects their well-being. Demonstration enrollment, which occurred between December 1998 and July 2002, was open to interested beneficiaries who were eligible for PCS under their state Medicaid plan.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52197

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Tanya's Story: One Woman's Experience With Florida's Consumer Directed Care Program

This video offers a first-hand account of how one consumer negotiates the Cash & Counseling program. Developed as a part of the Consultant Training Project, this piece was produced by Burness Communications with funding from CMS and MEDSTAT. Follow the link to save and view the video.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52189

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Determining Personal Care Consumers' Preferences for a Consumer-Directed Cash & Counseling Option: Survey Results from Arkansas, Florida, New Jersey, and New York Elders and Adults with Disabilities

The purpose of this study was to determine consumers’ interest in a cash option for personal assistance services, in comparison to traditional agency-delivered services. Telephone surveys and focus groups produced information on four states, including demographics, and preference toward a cash option. The results are discussed and policy issues are examined.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52180

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Consumer Enrollment and Experiences in the Cash & Counseling Program

This report details the enrollment issues faced during implementation of the program. In addition, the report looks at consumer experiences including issues resulting from acting as an employer and effects on quality of life. The abstract (free) and full report (subscription required) are available.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52172

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Express Lane Eligibility: New Strategies for Increasing Enrollment

Express Lane Eligibility refers broadly to the ability to help make eligibility determinations for public assistance programs based on information provided through other government programs or agencies. The term is used to describe a variety of activities. This issue brief examines practical considerations for Express Lane Eligibility in programs for older adults.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52034

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Interim Report on the Demonstration To Maintain Independence and Employment

Quantitative and qualitative data are pulled together for a summary of the enrollment and implementation experiences of state DMIE projects through December 2008. The Kansas, Minnesota, Texas, Hawaii and District of Columbia programs are profiled and then a national summary and implications are presented. Another report tentatively scheduled for the spring of 2010 will analyze whether the program improved outcomes for individuals and evaluate the implementation and phase-down activities.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51973

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An Overview of Medicaid Long-Term Care Programs in New York

New York has 12 long-term care (LTC) programs: two residential and ten community-based. Data from all are compiled here with the goal of informing policymaking and addressing challenges to the state’s Medicaid LTC programs. An overview of current programs and a snapshot of data such as enrollment and spending are also presented. The first chapter takes a look at the whole system and four other chapters offer data on the largest programs in terms of people served and dollars spent.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51958

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The Social Security Administration’s Youth Transition Demonstration Projects: Evaluation Design Report & Profiles of the Random Assignment Projects

As part of these demonstrations, six successful interventions that overcome barriers to independent living and employment for young adults are studied in-depth. The first document gives detailed information on the design of the study's evaluation. The second summarizes the core components, services, and strategies of each demonstration project.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51918


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