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As part of the 2004 Real Choice grants, New Hampshire and Wisconsin proposed to complete a feasibility study and then develop LIFE Account programs. With no federal legislation creating a savings program, grantees are restricted to modified program that works under existing law. This paper considers six options: Section 1115 Demonstrations, Waivers under Section 1915(c) & 1915(b), Section 1915(i) & 1915(j) State Plan programs, and Section 1937 Benchmark programs and suggests some next steps.
Programs/Initiatives:Deficit Reduction Act (DRA)
Keywords:Long-Term Care; LIFE Accounts
Living with Independence; Freedom; Equality; Asset development
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51037