Long-Term Care Reform: Legislative Efforts to Shift Care to the Community
12/20/2006 | 1930 Requests *
This report describes examples of more narrowly focused state legislation that is setting the policy and infrastructure for consumer direction, expanding the direct care workforce, and supporting persons who return to the community after living in institutions. The Appendix includes the specific legislative language of selected bills covered in the report.
Folkemer, Donna; Barbara Coleman
- Policy Brief PDF (132K, 16 pages)
Personal Assistant; Nursing Facility Transition; Medicaid; Long Term Services and Supports; Independent Living; Long-Term care services and supports; Legislators; comprehensive rebalancing reform; systems change; direct care workforce; community living; long-term care reform; federal support; IowaCare; Family Care;
Accessibility, Aging Issues, Children and Family Services, Long-Term Care, Mental Health, Money Follows the Person, Physical Disabilities, State/Agency Information, Workforce/Direct Care
Legislation, Policy alerts, briefs, letters & papers, Reports, Training materials
Iowa, Louisiana, North Dakota, Wisconsin, All States/Territories
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* Reflects requests since January 1, 2007