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Medicaid Long Term Care Expenditures FY 2005

This memorandum presents data on Medicaid long-term care expenditures in Federal Fiscal Year 2005 (Sept 2004-Sept 2005). The accompanying tables present data on Medicaid Expenditures for Long-Term Care services from 1993-2005. Data included for Nursing Homes, ICF-MR, Personal Care, HCBS Waivers, Home Health, Home Care, Inpatient Hospital Care, Inpatient DSH, Inpatient Mental Health, Mental Health DSH, Medicaid Managed-Care, Prescribed Drugs, Long-term Care, Targeted Case Management and PACE.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50964

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Virginia Family to Family Health Information and Education Center Resources

Parent to Parent and Family Voices are proud to announce the new Family to Family Health Information and Education Center called the Virginia Integrated Network of Family Organization or The VA-INFO Center. The center provides youth and parents of children with special needs, service providers and others one place to call to get information and referrals, parent to parent peer support, annual family support conference, and other training opportunities.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50922

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Activities and Accomplishments of the Family to Family Health Care Information and Education Center Grantees

This paper describes the activities of the 19 Grantees funded in fiscal year 03 and 04 from CMS and six Grantees funded in fiscal year 02 by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB). F2F Health Information Centers assist families of children with special health care needs. This paper provides information states and stakeholders will find useful when planning or implementing similar initiatives. Read about the grant activities, implementation challenges, and accomplishments.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50905

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Care Coordination Notebook: Financing and Managing Your Child\'s Health Care

This Care Coordination Notebook helps families manage the care and growth of their child as they are involved with the many professionals who offer assistance and expertise. This notebook is designed to offer families basic information and a framework to help you gather information and coordinate care for children with special health care needs. The guide includes basic informational overviews, sample letters, and Take Action Forms.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50902

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State Activity Relating to \"Individual Budget\" Models of Long Term Care for the Elderly

The statehealthfacts.org had recently added a data on states who offer Individual Budget programs. Use this interactive guide to compare and review activities related to participant-directed care. Data includes the program type, program name, CMS waiver authority, includes elderly, and a status update. Current as of January 2006.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50901

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Real Choice Systems Change (RCSC) Grants Solicitation FY 2006

With this funding for Systems Transformation, CMS will be awarding several states and non-profit agencies with small supplemental grants. States and other eligible organizations, in partnership with their disability and aging communities, may submit proposals to design and construct systems infrastructure that will result in effective and enduring improvements in community long-term support systems.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50889

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Individual Providers: A Guide To Employing Individual Providers Under Participant Direction

This monograph discusses program design considerations to assist as states move toward greater individuality and flexibility in the provision of services and supports. The paper outlines topics to consider when expanding opportunities for participants to choose and direct individual who provide assistance, including the risks/benefits arrangements, provider qualifications, training, person-centered planning, the case manager role, and safeguards to prevent abuse, neglect and exploitation.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50888

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Real Choice Systems Change Grants: Compendium Fifth Edition

The Compendium contains basic information about each of the Real Choice Systems Change Grantees. The Compendium will help you learn more about how these grants will be used to allow more people of all ages with a disability or long term illness to live and participate in their communities. Real Choice Systems Change Grantees will also find the Compendium useful to identify other Grantees with similar goals and activities. The fifth edition of the Compendium replaces all previous editions.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50885

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Disability & Emergency Preparedness Resources Interactive Map Website

This unique web-based tool provides an accessible, interactive clearinghouse directory of regional, state, and local disability-related emergency management resources. As a service to first responders, emergency managers and people with disabilities, N.O.D.'s Emergency Preparedness Initative (EPI) is providing regional, state, and local disability-related emergency management resources. Click on the map to view a list of links to disability & emergency preparedness resources in your area.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50825

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