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This NRP article discusses the delay many states are experiencing in regard to accessing funding from the American Rescue Plan Act, signed into law in March 2021. The increased funding could be used by states to boost wages, move people off waiting lists for disability services, train more workers, and expand covered services for older adults and people with disabilities, however the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services must provide approval before states can fully access their funds.
Populations:Advocates; Aging/Older Adults; Developmental/Intellectual Disabilities; Direct Care Workforce
Keywords:Wages and Benefits
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/73691