Weathering the Storm: The Impact of the Great Recession on Long-Term Services and Supports

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The recession continues to affect state programs for older individuals and adults with physical disabilities. Demand for publicly funded services has grown, and resources, including staff, are stretched thin, according to this new 50-state study. 31 states have cut non-Medicaid aging and disability services programs in FY 2010, and 28 states were expecting to cut these programs in FY 2011. Find the research report, brief, video and compiled State profiles.
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Walls, Jenna; Gifford , Kathleen; Rudd, Catherine; O'Rourke , Rex; Roherty, Martha; Copeland, Lindsey, Fox-Grage, Wendy
Health Management Associates
Affordable Care Act (ACA)
ARRA stimulus; state budgets; State Units on Aging and Disability; health reform; state balancing; Community First Choice; Money Follows the Person; ARRA Nutrition Funding; state balancing


Wendy Fox-Grage

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