Medicaid Long-Term Services Reforms in the Deficit Reduction Act
The Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (DRA) was signed by the President in February 2006 and included major changes to the Medicaid program. This brief provides an overview of the changes to the rules and direction of Medicaid long-term care services as enacted in the DRA.
Issue Brief (.pdf)
also of interest
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- Lessons Learned from Eight Years of Supporting Institutional to Community Transitions Through Medicaid’s Money Follows the Person Demonstration
- Medicaid’s Money Follows the Person Demonstration: Helping Beneficiaries Return Home
- Money Follows the Person: A 2015 State Survey of Transitions, Services, and Costs