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Medicaid Expenditures for Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) in FY 2015

This report from Truven Health Analytics describes Medicaid long-term services and supports (LTSS) expenditures. The report shows federal fiscal year 2015 data, along with updates for FY 2012 through 2014 spending. Along with discussing trends in Medicaid LTSS expenditures, the report includes numerous data tables that summarize national and state-level expenditures by service category and state.

Short URL: http://www.nasuad.org/node/69468

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CMS Needs Better Data to Monitor the Provision of and Spending on Personal Care Services

On February 13th, the Government Accountability Office publicly released a report on Medicaid personal care services. In the study, GAO examined the data available regarding personal care services and its effectiveness for program monitoring. GAO makes four key recommendations for CMS to improve data regarding personal care services.

Short URL: http://www.nasuad.org/node/69195

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Financing Transition Services When Everyone is the "Payer of Last Resort"

The Employment Policy and Measurement Rehabilitation Research and Training Center, with funding from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, published a report on financing transition services. Multiple funding streams, or braiding of resources, are used to fund the services and supports available for transition-age youth seeking employment or higher education. This report examines who the payers of last resort are based on different regulatory and legal requirements.

Short URL: http://www.nasuad.org/node/67062

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A Right to Person-Centered Care Planning

Person-centered planning encompasses the idea that the individual is at the heart of all decisions about services, supports, and care. This report analyzes how well states are implementing a 2014 rule that creates the right to person-centered care planning for Medicaid consumers of Long-Term Services and Supports. The report is a tool for health care providers, plan administrators, and advocates to help them understand the scope of the rules and be able to identify provision shortfalls.

Short URL: http://www.nasuad.org/node/66400

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2014 State of the States in Aging and Disabilities

In 2014, NASUAD surveyed state aging and disability agencies regarding the significant policy, fiscal, and operational issues occurring within each state. The survey collected detailed information about the structure of agencies, the supports provided, and the populations served by aging and disability agencies. Of particular interest is the summary of services provided in Medicaid waivers across the country. All of this information is presented in the charts accompanying this document.

Short URL: http://www.nasuad.org/node/65688

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Managed Long-Term Services and Supports: 2012 Report to the President

This report provides background on MLTSS to brief the intellectual and developmental disability community, as well as the President and the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, on managed care and changes in LTSS administration so that they may take action and influence outcomes. The report also contains a number of recommendations related to disability stakeholder engagement, choice and self-determination, consumer protections and rights and quality measurement.

Short URL: http://www.nasuad.org/node/53399

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Home and Community-Based Waivers for Respite Support

This compilation includes information about state 1915(c) Home and Community-Based Medicaid waivers, which provides the largest federal source of funding assistance for respite. New waiver tables have been added to this compendium for the following states: DC, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming. Individual tables were also added to the Search Results pages for each of these states in the National Respite Locator under Respite Funding and Eligibility.

Short URL: http://www.nasuad.org/node/53348

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National Summary of State Medicaid Managed Care Programs - 2011

This report is composed annually by the Data and Systems Group (DSG) of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). It provides descriptions of the states’ Medicaid managed care programs as of July 1, 2011. The report is organized by 1915(b), 1115, 1932(A), 1915(A), Concurrent 1915(B/C), Concurrent 1915(A/C), 1932, 1937, and PACE programs.

Short URL: http://www.nasuad.org/node/53320


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