Overview The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Regulation and Licensure provides regulations to govern licensure of adult day services in the Nebraska Administrative Code (NAC). The regulations are authorized by and implement the Health Care Facility Licensure Act, Nebraska Revised Statutes . This profile contains bot
Overview Adult day care and adult day health care (ADHC) are regulated by the state Cabinet for Health and Family Services. The Division of Aging Services certifies facilities for the Adult Day Care and Alzheimer's Respite program, which is governed under Kentucky Administrative Regulations 910 KAR 1:160 and 1:230.
Overview The state's adult day services licensing standards, developed after the legislature approved licensing authority in 2003, are currently voluntary due to lack of funding for the licensing agency to administer the licensing process. However, the Division of Aging Services has standards that must be met by providers in the statewide agin
Overview The state has two models of adult day care (ADC): the social model and the medical model. The social model is designed for individuals who need supervision and activities but not extensive personal care and medical monitoring.
Overview In California, adult day care services are provided in two types of licensed facilities: adult day programs (ADP) and adult day health care (ADHC) centers. In addition, each local Area Agency on Aging designates at least one Alzheimer's day care resource center (ADCRC) in its planning and service area to provide specialized Alzheimer'
Overview The Arkansas Office of Long Term Care in the Department of Human Services licenses adult day care (ADC) and adult day health care (ADHC) under separate rules and regulations. Arkansas provides ADC and ADHC under the ElderChoices Medicaid waiver and requires providers to be licensed. Licensure and Certification Requirements
Toward Understanding Homelessness: The 2007 National Symposium on Homelessness Research. Accountability, Cost-Effectiveness, and Program Performance: Progress Since 1998.. Administrative Data Linkages
Perhaps the most valuable use of HMIS data beyond its reporting functions is the data capacity it creates for longitudinal, multisite, multisystem research. The Congressional directive authorizing the HMIS initiative refers to the need to use HMIS data to determine if people served in homeless assistance programs are accessing mainstream social we
Toward Understanding Homelessness: The 2007 National Symposium on Homelessness Research. Accountability, Cost-Effectiveness, and Program Performance: Progress Since 1998.. Studies of the Costs of Homelessness
Researchers and others have been interested in documenting the costs of homelessness because it is believed that demonstrating high costs will inspire investments in alternative housing and services. Indeed, as will be discussed in the next section, several investments in alternative housing and service models have included evaluations to examine
Toward Understanding Homelessness: The 2007 National Symposium on Homelessness Research. Accountability, Cost-Effectiveness, and Program Performance: Progress Since 1998.. Introduction
This paper summarizes the progress made in making homeless assistance programs more accountable to funders, consumers, and the public since the first national homelessness research symposium in 1998. Some published studies related to the costs and cost offsets of homeless assistance programs are reported, although the published literature on costs
Toward Understanding Homelessness: The 2007 National Symposium on Homelessness Research. Accountability, Cost-Effectiveness, and Program Performance: Progress Since 1998.
The authors summarize the progress made in the past decade toward making homeless assistance programs more accountable to funders, consumers, and the public. They observe that research on the costs of homelessness and cost offsets associated with intervention programs has been limited to people who are homeless with severe mental illness. But this
Regulatory Review of Adult Day Services: Final Report SECTION 2. STATE REGULATORY PROFILES
Virtually all states have both orientation and initial and ongoing training requirements, but they are minimal. Some requirements are quite general, while others are specific regarding the type of training and the number of hours required. Most states require at least one staff trained in first aid and CPR on duty at all times. Examples of the wid
Regulatory Review of Adult Day Services: Final Report - Section 1. Definitions of Adult Day Services
States vary considerably in the terms they use for ADS. For example, Arizona and Pennsylvania license adult day health care facilities , Delaware and New Mexico license adult day care facilities , and Oklahoma licenses adult day care centers . West Virginia licenses medical adult day care centers as a special type of ambulatory h
Regulatory Review of Adult Day Services: Final Report SECTION 1. OVERVIEW OF ADULT DAY SERVICES REGULATIONS This section provides a brief overview of states' approaches to regulating ADS providers in key areas and highlights similarities and differences among them.
PUBLIC LAW 104-191 104th Congress An Act To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve portability and continuity of health insurance coverage in the group and individual markets, to combat waste, fraud, and abuse in health insurance and health care delivery, to promote the use of medical savings accounts, to improve access to
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For plan or policy years beginning on or after January 1, 2014, non-grandfathered individual and small group market insurance plans must cover benefits in ten categories of services and items included in the definition of essential health benefits (EHBs). The ten categories include: ambulatory patient services; emergency services; hospitalizatio
As of September 23, 2010, the Affordable Care Act (adding new Section 2714 to the Public Health Service Act) and its implementing regulations provide that new or renewing plans in the individual and group markets are required to cover dependents ages 25 and younger if they offer dependent coverage. This applies to young adults even if they are mar