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Sustaining Nursing Home Transition Programs: Covering Case Management Services Call Summary

A transcript and summary of the primary options for covering case management as discussed during a call on 11/10/03 with Mary Jean Duckett are provided here. The three options states may use to cover case management under Medicaid that are relevant to NFT were discussed. These included: 1915 (c) home and community based waivers; Targeted cased management services; and Administrative activity.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50091

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The Nursing Home Transition Process: Options, Analyses and Recommendations

In this report to the Georgia Department of Community Health, Geogia reports on their nursing home transition process. The report provides an overview of the Olmstead decision, and a description of the survey used determine which individuals might be interested in transitioning from institutions. The report discusses the two grants currently underway in the state and provides recommendations for future directions.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50089

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The Texas Promoting Independence Plan

The Texas Promoting Independence Plan is the comprehensive, effectively working plan called for as a response to the U.S. Supreme Court Olmstead decision. The Plan includes all long-term care services and supports and the state’s efforts to improve the provision of community-based alternatives. The goal is to ensure that these programs effectively foster independence and acceptance of people with disabilities and provide opportunities for people to live productive lives in their communities.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50088

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Promising Practices in Long Term Care Systems Reform: Colorado’s Single Entry Point System

This 20-page document illustrates the evolution of Colorado's Single Entry Point(SEP) System. The report provides information about the system's expansion, stakeholder involvement and the responsibilities of the SEP's. It gives detailed information on person centered services, facilitating individuals' access to needed supports and reports on options.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50081

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New Medicaid Grants and Initiatives: Colorado\'s Magnificent Seven

This document describes seven grants in the state of Colorado, they are: The Nursing Facilities Transitions Grant, Systems Change for Real Choices Grant, Colorado Community Personal Assistance Services and Supports Grant, Medicaid “Buy-In” Grant (NEII), Consumer-Directed Care for Elderly (CDCE), In-Home Support Services (IHSS), and Consumer Directed Attendant Support (CDAS).

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50078

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Social Welfare Programs in The Territories

This document describes Social Welfare Programs for the territories of: the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of the Mariana Islands, and American Samoa. It includes coverage and participation in selected programs, expenditures, special rules, health programs, certain grants and certain tax provisions that affect low-income families with children.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50077

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Exisiting Policy Barriers to Full Inclusion in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

Results of an Opinion Research Questionnaire in the Norther Mariana Islands. One hundred eighteen government and community organizations in Saipan, Tinian and Rota were surveyed to identify issues and solicit recommendations to remove policy barriers identified by the respondents.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50076

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