Case Studies of Six State Personal Assistance Service Programs Funded by the Medicaid Personal Care Option. Questionnaire Design


A questionnaire was designed to address key program policy issues, including: program history, program objectives, population served, current federal regulations, the impact of proposed HCFA regulations, attendant withholding, tort liability, gatekeeping mechanisms, support services, program expenditures, and the relation of personal care to other state programs. These issued were identified based on prior WID research and on interviews with other researchers and advocates. This questionnaire was used with administrators, advisory groups, and advocates. Two other questionnaires were designed for consumers and attendants, which focused more on personal experiences with the program.

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