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Long Term Care Costs – Survey, Map, and Trends

This annual report by Genworth Financial provides detailed information on the cost of long-term care (LTC) in the U.S. Current costs and historic trends are identified and organized by state, setting of care, and type of service provider. The website includes interactive state maps and further information on private funding options for LTC.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51589

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The Three E's: Enrollment, Employment, and Earnings in the Medicaid Buy-In Program, 2006

Find here a profile of enrollment, employment, and earnings in the 32 states with both a Medicaid Buy-In program and a Medicaid Infrastructure Grant (MIG) in 2006. Specifically, the report identifies how employment and earnings are influenced by the characteristics of participants and state programs.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51587

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StateData.info: Agency Data Website

This website, from the Institute for Community Inclusion, generates customized charts of state and national disability employment data. It currently includes data sets from state mental retardation/developmental disabilities agencies, the Rehabilitation Services Administration, Social Security Administration, and US Dept. of Labor. Users can compare up to three states variables or download raw data sets. Posted here is a Data Note detailing state expenditures for integrated employment services.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51586

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Compendium of Home Modification and Assistive Technology Policy and Practice Across the States

The purpose of this compendium is to establish baseline knowledge of the scope of assistive technology and home modification services that states make available to Medicaid-eligible adults. This study provides federal and state policymakers with basic information to inform planning and policy development. It also provides other stakeholders, including consumers, with valuable information about Medicaid State Plan and HCBS waiver.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51557

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Quality Indicators for Competitive Employment Outcomes

The indicators provided in this fact sheet serve as a means for self-assessment by employment programs to help make strides toward facilitating competitive and sustainable employment choices for people with disabilities. This tool can also be used to identify both areas of strength to highlight in marketing and areas that need priority attention for improvement.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51545

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The Administration’s Medicaid Regulations: State-By-State Impacts

This report details the state-by-state impacts of seven regulations issued by the CMS that would make major wide-ranging changes. Areas affected include cost limits for public providers, graduate medical education, outpatient hospital services, provider taxes, rehabilitative services, school administration and transportation services, and case management services. The website offers an interactive map showing how proposed regulations would impact each state.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51538

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Real Choice Systems Change Grants: Compendium Seventh Edition

The Compendium contains basic information about each of the Real Choice Systems Change Grantees receiving awards in FY 2004. It includes information for the Family-to-Family and Systems Transformation Grantees who received awards in FY 2005 and FY 2006 plus the Person-Centered Planning Implementation awards in FY 2007. It is divided into sections corresponding to the different types of grants and year of award; the report helps Grantees identify others with similar goals and activities.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51531

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Real Choice Systems Change Grant Program - FY 2002 Real Choice Grantees and Community-Integrated Personal Assistance Services and Supports Grantees: Final Report

This report provides an overview of 33 states’ initiatives (FY02 CPASS and Real Choice Grantees) to improve their LTC systems and the enduring improvements achieved. It includes lessons learned and recommendations that can guide states that are undertaking similar initiatives. Grantees made enduring systems improvements in five major areas—many states in more. Virtually all agreed that prior to introducing new policies and programs, it is essential to obtain stakeholder buy-in and commitment.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51515

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The Administration on Aging’s Nursing Home Diversion Program

This document provides background information on the AoA’s involvement in HCBS delivery and briefly describes three of the twelve Nursing Home Diversion demonstration projects it is funding. In 2007, the AoA invited states to submit proposals to modernize both the service and system elements of their diversion efforts. This program was created in response to an Older Americans Act mandate that AoA help expand access to HCBS long-term care options.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51494


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