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Consumer Direction and Family Caregiving: Results from a National Survey

Although consumer direction is a growing trend in publicly supported HCBS programs across the states, we know relatively little about how this approach is implemented in the states. This national study aims to describe the role of consumer direction in publicly funded family caregiver support services and HCBS programs with a family caregiving component. This report addresses three questions with the intent of informing policy discussions.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50720

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Real Choice Systems Change Grant Program: Third Year Report (October 1, 2003 – September 30, 2004)

This report describes the FY 2002 and FY 2003 Grantees’ challenges and progress using information provided by the Grantees during the reporting period October 1, 2003 to September 30, 2004. The report describes grant activities in four major LTC systems areas: Access to Long-Term Care Services and Supports, Services, Supports, and Housing, Administrative and Monitoring Infrastructure and Long-Term Care Service and Support Workforce

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50697

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Medicaid Benefits Online Database

The Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured has updated and improved the Medicaid Benefits Online Database, an interactive tool providing easy access to information on services provided by each state's Medicaid program. This site contains Medicaid Benefits survey data from 2003 and 2004 with information about benefits covered, limits, co-payments and reimbursement methodologies for the 50 states, the District of Columbia and the Territories.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50690

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Promote and Implement Best Practices: in Youth Transition: Request for Proposals

The WV Real Choice Systems Change Project and WVATS are providing incentive funding to parent/family based organizations. These funds will be awarded to organizations such as Parent Educator Resource Centers, WV Parent Training and Information, Family Resource Networks and other family-based organizations to implement best practices in middle and secondary education regarding youth transition that uses a person-centered approach. Applications are due September 15, 2005.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50652

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Medicaid Long Term Care Expenditures, FY 2004

This memorandum presents state-by-state data on Medicaid long term care expenditures in Federal Fiscal Year 2004 (October 2003 through September 2004). The accompanying tables present data on Medicaid Expenditures for Long-Term Care services from 1992 to 2004. A new table this year shows the effect of supplemental nursing facility payments in some states on expenditure data. A separate file ranks states based on the proportion of LTC spending for community services.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50590

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Medicaid HCBS Waiver Expenditures – FY 1999-2004

This entry presents data on Medicaid 1915(c) Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) waiver expenditures from Federal Fiscal Years 1999-2004. As in previous years, information is classified for each individual HCBS waiver by the target population served in order to present information on the distribution of HCBS waiver expenditures across long term care populations. Tables include waiver spending by target population; growth in spending; expenditures by state; distribution of expenditures.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50589

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The West Virginia Inclusion Campaign Materials

The West Virginia Inclusion Campaign was created as an initiative to counteract the effects of social bias and discrimination against people with disabilities or people living with long-term illnesses. Part of the project has been to develop outreach materials. Please review their program brochure, Disability Awareness Guide and Reporter’s Guide.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50587

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Quality Assurance & Improvement Advisory Council Procedure Handbooks - West Virginia

The West Virginia QAI Project has produced two procedure handbooks for their program. The first is for the Aged/Disabled Waiver (ADW) Quality Assurance & Improvement (QAI) Advisory Council and the second is for the Medicaid MR/DD Waiver Quality Assurance & Improvement Advisory Council. The handbook describes the group purpose, role, membership, terms, responsibilities plus other responsibilities and expectations.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50583

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Hospice Survey of West Virginia

A survey in West Virginia was conducted in February-March of 2005 regarding: 1. Hospice programs that serve adults with developmental disabilities (DD) 2. training and educational materials for hospice staff on caring for people with DD 3. information about hospice end-of-life care developed for service provider staff and families. The national information gathering activity was initiated by the Association of University Centers on Developmental Disabilities. This report reviews the results.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50567


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