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Shifting the balance in publicly-funded long-term care provision away from institutional care toward greater reliance on home and community-based services has been a federal goal for the past three decades -- a goal often referred to as "re-balancing" state LTC systems. This report explores inter-state variations in LTC expenditure and service use patterns, in terms of institutional and non-institutional services, and also by Medicaid LTC users' age and type of disability.
Populations:Aging/Older Adults; Developmental/Intellectual Disabilities; Dual Eligibles; Physical Disabilities; Psychiatric Disabilities/Mental Illness
Alabama; Alaska; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; District of Columbia; Florida; Georgia; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maryland; Mississippi; Missouri; Nebraska; Nevada; New Mexico; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming; All States/Territories
Keywords:Eligibility; Enrollment; Expenditures; Long-Term Care; Nursing Facility Transition; State/Agency Information; System Transformation; Wages and Benefits
re-balancing; policy variables; home and community-based services; Medicaid Analytic eXtract; Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly; Supplemental Security Insurance; licensing; performance measures; institutional services; non-institutional services; interstate differences; environmental factors; state resources; home health aides
Office of Disability, Aging and Long-Term Care Policy
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/65900