Attention Aging Advocates, Below you will find a great resource that Senior Staff Attorney, Amber Christ of Justice in Aging, shared with us today from Community Catalyst: http://www.communitycatalyst.org/resources/publications/document/Impact-of-Medicaid-Per-Capita-Caps-on-LTSS.pdf This information deals specifically with the impact to LTSS (Long-Term Services and Supports) by per capita caps.
As a physician, I’ve witnessed first hand the plight of so many families whose lives are thrown into turmoil as an older parent or grandparent takes a fall, suffers an injury and experiences a sudden health decline. Without warning, families find themselves at the epiccenter of a completely fragmented long-term care system. Continue reading Dr. … Continue reading
Conclusion FFY 2012 LTSS expenditures remain virtually unchanged when compared to FFY 2011 spending, marking the second consecutive year of little or no growth. LTSS increased as a percentage of total Medicaid spending in FFY 2012, which was attributable to a decrease in the denominator (total Medicaid spending) in FFY 2012. LTSS expenditures reflect continuing … Continue reading
Community Catalyst: Strengthening Long-Term Services and Supports A Tool to Assess and Improve Medicaid Managed Care
Shared to us by our colleagues at The SCAN Foundation: Many states are overhauling the delivery of long-term supports and services (LTSS) for consumers in Medicaid who are living with chronic illnesses and disabilities. They are shifting from fee-for-service models to contracting with Medicaid managed care organizations (MCOs) for some or all LTSS. In some … Continue reading