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This paper provides direct insights from managed care leaders about family caregiver supports and provides examples of how progressive managed care plans are supporting family caregivers who are caring for plan members with LTSS needs. The paper discusses how it is important to understand and address family caregivers’ roles and their needs in order to have a high-performing LTSS system, because the family provides the lion’s share of LTSS to people who need help.
Topics:Long Term Services and Supports
Populations:Aging/Older Adults; Developmental/Intellectual Disabilities; Physical Disabilities; Psychiatric Disabilities/Mental Illness
Sources:AARP Public Policy Institute
Programs/Initiatives:Medicaid Managed Long Term Care
AARP Public Policy Institute
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/69915