2012 State of Aging and Disabilities Survey: Another Year of Challenges Tempered by Opportunities

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Article Publication Date: 
1/15/2013
Summary: 
State aging and disability agencies have operated within a tumultuous environment for the past several years. It has become increasingly more difficult to reconcile the needs of older adults and people with disabilities with the resources available to address those needs. Five themes are identified from the 2012 state of aging and disabilities surveys, which include the acceleration of Medicaid managed long term services and supports and continuing loss of historical knowledge around the nation.
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NASUAD
HCBS 1915(c) waivers; elderly; agency funding; agency administration; agency restructuring; evidence-based programs; Community First Choice Option; CFCO; Medicaid managed long term services and supports; MLTSS;

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