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Beyond Cash and Counseling: An Inventory of Individual Budget-based Community Long-Term Care Programs

Beyond Cash and Counseling: An Inventory of Individual Budget-based Community Long-Term Care Programs

This brief describes the evolution of beneficiary-managed home and community-based services since the original demonstration and provides an overview of state activity as of January 2006. The Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 gives states the option to use this model for an expanded range of home and community based services in their state Medicaid plans without having to obtain a waiver.

Issue Brief (.pdf)