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How does ACA provide new financial incentives for states, and create opportunities within existing programs to promote Medicaid HCBS for older persons and adults with disabilities? The number and variety of new options, combined with the prospect of additional federal funds, may give some states added flexibility in balancing their LTC system. Read this fact sheet which enumerates the new programs and modifications to existing ones.
Sources:AARP Public Policy Institute
Community First Choice option; State Balancing Incentive Payments Program; Federal Medical Assistance Percentage; FMAP; non-institutional services and supports; MFP; Money Follows the Person; income and asset protections for spouses; spousal impoverishment protection; Fact Sheet 192
AARP Public Policy Institute
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52690