Strategies to Keep Consumers Needing Long-Term Care in the Community and Out of Nursing Facilities
In recent years states have been trying to shift resources from institutional to home and community based long-term care services. This report examines “transition” and “diversion” policies and practices in eight states. It provides a sense of what state Medicaid programs are doing or could be doing to promote diversion.
Executive Summary (.pdf)
also of interest
- Medicaid and Long-Term Care Quiz
- Medicaid and Long-Term Services and Supports: A Primer
- Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services Programs: 2012 Data Update
- Lessons Learned from Eight Years of Supporting Institutional to Community Transitions Through Medicaid’s Money Follows the Person Demonstration