An Overview of the Independence Plus Initiative to Promote Consumer-Direction of Services in Medicaid
This issue brief provides an overview of the Independence Plus Initiative, compares core program features with the Cash and Counseling Demonstration program, and discusses several policy issues that arise in the implementation of this initiative.
Issue Paper (.pdf)
also of interest
- Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services Programs: 2010 Data Update
- Medicaid Beneficiaries Who Need Home and Community-Based Services: Supporting Independent Living and Community Integration
- Massachusetts and Washington: Financial Alignment Demonstrations for Dual Eligible Beneficiaries Compared
- Massachusetts' Demonstration to Integrate Care and Align Financing for Dual Eligible Beneficiaries