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December 2021 Alice Bonner, Kate McEvoy, Sarah L. Szanton,
And as state and federal government agencies partner to address spending on at-home services, both have opportunities to help older adults age in community by implementing emerging, evidence-based interventions that braid funding for both medical and social supports. More
November 2021 Marcella Maguire,
For the past 30 years, the supportive housing sector has been working to align systems of financing and practice and develop place-based solutions for the most vulnerable. More
September 2021 Madeleine Shea, Aaron Tripp,
The American Rescue Plan will help state officials address the needs of older adults, particularly through its temporary increase in the federal match for certain Medicaid home- and community-based services spending. More
September 2021 Martha Hostetter, Sarah Klein,
Connecticut’s leaders have been working for more than 10 years to ensure that residents who qualify for long-term services and supports through Medicaid have the option of receiving these services in their homes or other community-based settings. More
July 2021 Rachel Block,
States sometimes forge new paths in health policy. For example, Washington State recently created the first long-term care insurance law and… More
June 2021 Christopher F. Koller,
Sue Birch has a problem. As the director of the Washington Health Care Authority, she has to find a new Medicaid director. The current director,… More
April 2021 John Auerbach, Megan Wolfe,
Mary Stevenson is worried. Her mother, Ann, is in her 90s, has dementia, is frail and has difficulties walking. Mary and a home health aide provide… More
January 2021 Allyson Evans, Valerie King,
This primer examines the financial and policy levers available to states to encourage MCOs to provide care in home- and community-based settings. More
November 2020 Ann Monroe,
For both government and philanthropy, strategies for broadening the responsibility for improving social determinants fall into three categories: leadership, investment and accountability. More
November 2020 Carrie Henning-Smith,
The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated risks for isolation and loneliness, especially for older adults who face heightened risks from the virus and who are more likely to live alone. More
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