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Consumer Satisfaction with Self-Direction West Virginia Personal Options

Interested in how self-directed options in the 1915(c) Medicaid Aged and Disabled Waiver program are succeeding? In June of 2008 PPL, a nationwide company that provides financial management and supports for self-directed programs, conducted a survey of all 241 participants enrolled in Personal Options for the West Virginia Bureau for Medical Services. The attached report, includes results and summary.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52105

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AoA Community Living Program: Experiences from Four States

What are some of the highlights and milestones of the CLP programs? Review the presentations given at the The Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting on November 19-22, 2009. Officials from the Administration on Aging and representatives from Connecticut, Georgia, Massachusetts and New York on presented.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52103

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Rebalancing Long-Term Care Systems: State Case Studies-Final Case Studies

As part of Research on Program Management Techniques by States to Rebalance their Long Term Care Systems, Final Case Studies were conducted in each State for the time period ending December 2007. These Case Studies focus particularly on the reflections of State government officials on rebalancing goals, accomplishments, and next steps as they reflect on all the State’s experiences in moving towards more community-based services.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52097

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2010 CLP and ADRC National Meeting- Call for Sessions

Community Living Program and Aging & Disability Resource Center grantees, and Veteran Directed Home and Community Based Services programs, evaluators, researchers, and other stakeholders are welcome to answer this call for proposals. Attendance is invitation only, but interested subject matter expert are encouraged to submit sessions and/or recommend a consumer to attend. Deadline is Dec. 15, 2009, “Changing Systems, Changing Lives” will be Feb. 22-24, 2010 in Alexandria, VA.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52096

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Home and Community-Based Long-Term Care: Recommendations to Improve Access for Californians

The California Community Choices (Choices) project is designed to increase consumer access to home and community-based long-term care services and to provide additional centralized sources of information and referral. The Choices project includes a study to improve the state’s understanding of the financial and structural barriers to increasing consumer access to these services, and to provide recommendations to the state to more effectively manage funding for long-term care.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52067

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How ADRCs Can Effectively Assist Veterans: Issue Brief

This updated issue brief defines Veterans and the new Veterans Directed Home and Community Based Services (VDHCBS) programs to enhance home-based supports for veterans. Also included are sucessful state collaboration examples and a list of resources. Appendix A provides an overview of the VA Priority Groups. Appendix B shows estimated VA Expenditures by state.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52027

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Risk Management Contract Requirements – Michigan

Risk management embraces all the decisions we make and activities we undertake with the intent of improving our health and safety and the environment. This document consists of excerpts from the 2007 Michigan Department of Community Health Contract Requirements for Care Management Performance Criteria and Waiver Program Operating Standards. Review this protocol as an example.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52024

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