Understanding Medicaid Home and Community Services: A Primer, 2010 Edition. Websites


National Association of State Medicaid Directors
This website contains information about the Medicaid program, including all State Medicaid Director Letters issued since 2004, links to state Medicaid websites, information about Medicaid statutory and regulatory issues, and current Federal legislative and policy initiatives.
Web address: http://www.nasmd.org/Home/home_news.asp

Cash and Counseling National Program Office
This website contains extensive, wide-ranging resources concerning participant direction.
Web address: http://www.cashandcounseling.org/

National Resource Center for Participant-Directed Services (NRCPDS)
Drawing on over a decade of experience with participant direction and experience as a National Program Office for the Cash and Counseling project, the NRCPDS provides technical assistance to develop and improve participant direction programs, regardless of funding source. The website contains extensive resources on participant direction.
Web address: http://www.bc.edu/schools/gssw/nrcpds/

The Clearinghouse for Home and Community Based Services
This site promotes the development and expansion of HCBS by gathering resources and tools for research, policymaking, and program development into this one-stop website. Under the topic Consumer/Participant Direction, there are 520 publications, including policy alerts and briefs, promising practices, and reports.
Web address: http://www.hcbs.org/

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