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March 2-4, 2009 state program staff, CMS staff, and technical assistance providers met in Baltimore to discuss Money Follows the Person and other strategies for helping people move out of nursing homes. Speakers presented on topics ranging from service integration, housing finance strategies, mentoring, quality, and many others.
Topics:Consumer/Participant Direction; Employment Programs; Housing; Transition/Diversion from Institutions; Quality; Resource Center; Medicaid Waivers
Programs/Initiatives:Money Follows the Person; 1915c; Person Centered Planning
1915(i); 1915i; 1915(j); 1915j; mentoring; Supporting Individuals with Complex Medical Needs ; Housing Strategies; Navigating Financing Barriers to Community Service; CMS Directions in Quality; National MFP Evaluation: State Program Characteristics; Achieving Community Inclusion and Integration; Technical Session on HCBS Authorities; Balancing Long Term Care Reform; The Importance of Employment in Community Inclusion and Integration; Facilitated Discussion Session on Involvement of Stakeholders in MFP Implementation; Promoting Best Practices through Evidence-Based Research and Design; The Role of Housing in Community Inclusion and Integration; Hidden Treasures Part I: Building Community Connections ; Innovative Ideas in Funding and Increasing Housing Capacity; Person Centered Planning; Peer, Family, and Guardian Mentoring ; Critical Incident Systems, 24 Hour Back Up, and Risk Management; Hidden Treasures Part Two: Building Community Connections Working Session; Integrated Housing Models and Engaging Local Communities; Direct Service Workers; Navigating the Quality Requirements for New 1915c Waivers; Expanding Choices: Self Directed Options; MFP Implementation: Barriers Experienced and Lessons Learned; Update on Use of Assessment Tools for Transition Planning and Implementation; Web-Based Case Management Provider Training
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51879