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Promising Practices in HCBS: Michigan: Increasing Access and Choice through Person-Centered Planning

The State of Michigan combined several funding sources in its contracts with local community mental health agencies, which serve people with developmental disabilities, mental illness, and addiction disorders. To ensure access and improve choice, the contracts require local agencies offer a wide array of services and use a person-centered planning process to determine a person’s service plan. In the first two years of using this model, access to services improved and costs were reduced.

Short URL: http://www.nasuad.org/node/50067

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Consumer Directed Attendant Support: Training Reference Manual & Info Packet

The Consumer Directed Attendant Support (CDAS) program is designed to help people with disabilities manage their own attendant services. The Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) and the CDAS Advisory Committee have developed this program. This manual is designed to be a resource for you while in CDAS. It includes information about what it means to direct your own attendant support along with suggestions, sample forms and checklists.

Short URL: http://www.nasuad.org/node/49826

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ConsumerDirection.org website

This website is part of a national initiative funded by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to increase opportunities for older consumers to direct their own care. Consumer Direction describes programs and services where people are given maximum choice and control over their care. When people say they want to be \"independent\" or they want \"autonomy\" or \"self-direction,\" they are talking about consumer direction. Access to the Consumer Direction newletter, \"Consumer Choice\" is available here.

Short URL: http://www.nasuad.org/node/49751

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Kentucky Self-Determination: Kevin Webb and Kim Brown Self-Determination Act

This is a Kentucky bill that was passed when a parent/advocate took her son onto the floor of the Senate and lobbied for its passage - this parent is one of the members of the Real Choices Consumer Advisory Committee. The bill defines self-determined funding and allows for a pilot project for individualized and self-determined funding.

Short URL: http://www.nasuad.org/node/49719

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Promising Practices in Long Term Care Systems Reform: Wisconsin Family Care

Wisconsin launched a new initiative called Family Care that redesigns its long term supports system by concurrently reducing its complexity & increasing participant choice. One of its most groundbreaking features is the way it concretely translates into policy the principle of “money following the person” by creating for program participants an entitlement to both community supports & institutional care. This report looks at how the state uses single point of entry & person centered services.

Short URL: http://www.nasuad.org/node/49491

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