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A Blueprint for Reforming Medicaid Long-Term Services and Supports and Creating Good Caregiving Jobs

Brief
February 24, 2021

There is an opportunity now to create good jobs and prepare our nation for the growing number of older adults with complex. This policy brief identifies three key short-term and longer-term policy opportunities that, if addressed together, will increase access to HCBS, reduce the institutional bias in Medicaid, and create a strong caregiving workforce.

Read the blueprint here.

Key Takeaways

States should be provided with better financial support, assurances, and predictability.
Long-standing Medicaid eligibility policies should be modernized.
Our country must invest in the direct care workforce delivering HCBS.
 
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