Aged/Disabled Medicaid HCBS Waiver Programs and Family Caregiving
06/01/2005 | 848 Requests *
This Issue Brief summarizes the results of a recent descriptive study, Medicaid and Family Caregiving: Services, Supports and Strategies Among Aged/Disabled HCBS Waiver Programs in the U.S. (Feinberg & Newman, 2005). This issue brief is the first to characterize and analyze the role of Medicaid HCBS waiver programs in supporting family and informal caregivers of frail elders and adults with disabilities. The brief highlights key findings and summarizes conclusions.
Friss Feinberg, Lynn; Newman, Sandra L.
Respite; Caregiving; ; National Family Caregiver Support Program; NFCSP; Aged/Disabled Medicaid Waiver Program; A/D
Aging Issues, Developmental/Intellectual Disabilities, Financing HCBS, Long-Term Care, Waiver
Nirvana Huhtala Petlick
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