This report contains six main sections. The first focuses on hospice coverage policies and reviews the history of the Medicare hospice benefit, its current structure, and its influence on care of the dying. Also included is a description of hospice care covered by other insurers including state Medicaid programs and private employers. The second s
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Innovative Medicaid Managed Care Coordination Programs for Co-morbid Behavioral Health and Chronic Physical Health Conditions: Final Report
Westat Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (36 PDF pages)
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Examination of Texas Rider 37: A Medicaid "Money Follows the Person" Long-Term Care Initiative Barbara A. Ormond, Anna S. Sommers and Kirsten J. Black The Urban Institute May 30, 2006 PDF Version
Consumer-Directed Personal Assistance Services: Key Operational Issues for State CD-PAS Programs Using Intermediary Service Organizations
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Medicare Home Health Services 1989-1994: Patterns of Benefit Use Among Chronically Disabled Elders Beth Jackson, Ph.D., The MEDSTAT Group Pamela Doty, Ph.D., Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation March 4, 1999 PDF Ver
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Adult Day Services: A Key Community Service for Older Adults Janet O'Keeffe and Kristin Siebenaler RTI International July 2006 PDF Version (81 PDF pages)
Medicaid Financing for Services in Supportive Housing for Chronically Homeless People: Current Practices and Opportunities
This Issue Paper describes the ways that Medicaid is being used now and might be used in the future under provisions of the Affordable Care Act of 2010 to serve chronically homeless people. [67 PDF pages]
Innovative Medicaid Managed Care Coordination Programs for Co-morbid Behavioral Health and Chronic Physical Health Conditions: Final Environmental Scan
This paper is an attachment to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) report " Innovative Medicaid Managed Care Coordination Programs for Co-morbid Behavioral Health and Chronic Physical Health Conditions: Final Report ".
Evaluation of the District of Columbia's Demonstration Program,Managed Care System for Disabled and Special Needs Children: Year One Report
This project evaluates the District of Columbia's managed care demonstration program for disabled and special needs children. The demonstration program relies on a Medicaid-financed managed care system for children in the District's Supplemental Security Income program and is offered to eligible children as an alternative to the traditional Medica
Compendium of Residential Care and Assisted Living Regulations and Policy: 2015 Edition - Kentucky Profile
The purpose of this Compendium is to summarize and compare states’ residential care setting regulations. This is the Kentucky state profile. A list of URLs for the full report and other state profiles can be found at the end of this paper.
A Profile of Medicaid Institutional and Community-Based Long-Term Care Service Use and Expenditures Among the Aged and Disabled Using MAX 2002
This report examines how person-level data in the Medicaid Analytic eXtract (MAX) data system can be used to better understand Medicaid long-term care service use and expenditures, and to evaluate the utility of MAX data for further study of long-term care.
National Research Summit on Care, Services and Supports for Persons with Dementia and Their Caregivers: Final Summit Report
This is the PDF version of the final Summit report, which includes the recommendations, prepared for the National Research Summit on Care, Services, and Supports for Persons with Dementia and Their Caregivers (also called the Research Summit on Dementia Care). Originally dated April 27, 2018; small changes were made on May 16, 2018.
Using Medicaid to Support Working Age Adults with Serious Mental Illnesses in the Community: A Handbook
This Handbook is designed to improve understanding and provide greater clarity concerning Medicaid's contribution in supporting working-age adults with serious mental illnesses in the community. The Handbook focuses on working-age adults between the ages of 21 and 64 with serious mental illnesses, whose need for support extends beyond mental healt
Simi Litval, Ph.D., and Jae Kennedy, M.A. World Institute on Disability Research and Training Center on Public Policy in Independent Living December 1991
An Investigation of Interstate Variation in Medicaid Long-Term Care Use and Expenditures Across 40 States in 2006
State long-term care (LTC) financing and delivery systems and, in particular, Medicaid funded LTC have long been criticized for being “institutionally biased.” Shifting the balance in publicly-funded long-term care provision away from institutional care (nursing homes, long-term hospitals, intermediate care facilities for the intellectually di
The "Value Added" of Linking Publicly Assisted Housing for Low-Income Older Adults with Enhanced Services: A Literature Syntheses and Environmental Scan
This paper reviews the literature on effectiveness on existing models of affordable housing with health or supportive services. The review found a range of program models, including a variety of types of services, and delivery methods (congregate or scattered-site). There were benefits to residents including meeting unmet needs for services, impro
Evaluation of the Medicaid Health Home Option for Beneficiaries with Chronic Conditions: Final Annual Report - Base Year
This report presents first-year findings of the long-term evaluation of Medicaid health homes which were authorized in Section 2703 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for high-need, high-cost beneficiaries with chronic physical conditions or serious mental illness. The Urban Institute is conducting the evaluation to assess state care models and proc
Evaluation of the District of Columbia's Demonstration Program,Managed Care System for Special Needs Children: Final Report
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Evaluation of the District of Columbia's Demonstration Program, "Managed Care System for Disabled and Special Needs Children": Final Report