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This report analyzes Alaska’s LTC system and makes recommendations for reform. The report provides a discussion of the opportunities and challenges of the various Medicaid authorities for funding LTC, including new DRA options. Recommendations include establishing mechanisms for controlling costs; streamlining access and coordinating assessment processes; developing a quality management strategy that complies with CMS requirements; and increasing consumer direction.
HCBS Strategies Inc.
Programs/Initiatives:Deficit Reduction Act (DRA)
infrastructure; 1915(a); 1915(b); Freedom of Choice; 1915(i); State Plan HCBS; 1915(j); State Plan Self-Directed Personal Care; 1937; Benchmark Plans State Plan; PCA/HH; Targeted Case Management; EPSDT; 1115 Demonstration; prior authority; stakeholder interviews; focus groups;
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51773