NSCLC: Can Reality Match Rhetoric? Person Centered Service Planning in Managed Long-Term Services and Supports

Person-centered planning is critical to the well-being of consumers of long-term services and supports. It works by identifying the strengths preferences, needs, and desired outcomes of the individual. In order for person-centeredness to be more than an empty slogan, it must be accompanied by substantive standards set forth in managed care organization (MCO) contract language. Some states have begun to include person-centered planning requirements in their contracts, but more work is needed before all states have a full framework.

Click here for brief: http://www.nsclc.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Service-Planning-Issue-Brief.pdf

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