How Capped Medicaid Funding Impacts LTSS

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: This information deals specifically with the impact to LTSS (Long-Term Services and Supports) by per capita caps.    

TSF: Raising Expectations: California’s 2014 LTSS Scorecard Results

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

CMS: National Medicaid expenditures for LTSS in FFY 2012

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

TSF: TSF 2013 California Long-Term Services and Supports Summit Report California’s system of long-term services and supports (LTSS) is in the midst of a significant transformation. On Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at the Sacramento Convention Center, The SCAN Foundation’s 3rd Annual LTSS Summit engaged stakeholders from across California in a daylong discussion about this transformation … Continue reading

TSF: California Medicaid Research Institute: California County Profiles of Medi-Cal Beneficiaries Who Use Long-Term Services and Supports in 2008 Following on previous reports describing the population who uses Medi-Cal-funded long-term services and supports (LTSS), the California Medicaid Research Institute has produced a report that describes key characteristics of the population using LTSS across each of … Continue reading

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