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Review this article addressing family policy questions that are often asked about consumer-directed services. Issues such as quality, suitability, and fraud and abuse are examined. Elder consumers and their caregivers who participated in the Arkansas Cash and Counseling program were interviewed. Analysis of responses demonstrates how this model can address both the needs of consumers with diverse disabilities and policy makers.
Programs/Initiatives:Cash and Counseling
family policy; flexibility and choice; older consumers; quality of care; IndependentChoices; Arkansas Cash and Counseling Demonstration and Evaluation; CCDE; Journal of Aging & Social Policy, Volume 22, Issue 1 January 2010
National Resource Center for Participant-Directed Services
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52616