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AoA announced the availability of $5 million for these grants which provide an opportunity for States to modernize their existing efforts by adding flexible service options to help individuals who are not eligible for Medicaid to avoid nursing home placement and spend down to Medicaid, and to remain in their homes and communities. The applicant teleconference is scheduled for July 11 at 3pm. Submission of letter of intent is for July 20, 2007 and the deadline is August 24, 2007.
Sources:Administration on Aging
Programs/Initiatives:Older Americans Act (OAA)
Diversion Program; Flexible Services; Targeting Individuals at high risk; Medicaid Spend Down; Informal Caregiving and Individual Resources;
Administration on Aging
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51298