Navigation Links
New AARP Report Finds Mixed Results Among State Governments' Efforts to Balance Long Term Care Services Under Medicaid
Date:7/11/2008

In New York, the majority of Medicaid LTC Funds dedicated to Nursing Homes

NEW YORK, July 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report by AARP's Public Policy Institute finds mixed results and promising signs among state government efforts to balance long-term care (LTC) options under Medicaid. According to the report, only four states spent more than 50 percent of their Medicaid LTC dollars for older people providing home and community based services. In New York State, 74% of Medicaid LTC dollars for older people and adults with physical disabilities who have limited financial resources are spent on nursing homes.

The report, A Balancing Act: State Long-Term Care Reform, is the first to examine Medicaid spending on long-term care for older people and adults with physical disabilities, separate from other LTC users such as people with developmental disabilities.

Nationally, 75 percent of Medicaid LTC spending for older people and adults with physical disabilities pays for institutional care in nursing homes. In contrast, states have done a much better job balancing Medicaid LTC for people with developmental disabilities, spending just 39 percent on institutional care. The majority of funds now support people in home and community-based settings.

"We recognize the success state Medicaid programs are having providing home and community based services to people with developmental disabilities," said Lois Aronstein, AARP New York State Director. "It proves that balancing long-term care is doable and should be used as a model to help states provide home and community based services for older adults."

Also highlighted in the report are best practices from states that are making progress balancing LTC options. Alaska, Oregon, Washington and New Mexico spent more than 50 percent of their Medicaid LTC budget for older people and adults with physical disabilities in 2006 on HCBS. These states embraced a philosophy of delivering ser
'/>"/>

SOURCE AARP
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Aurora St. Lukes Named to U.S. News & World Reports Best Hospital Rankings
2. RAC Companies Respond to CMS Report on RAC Demonstration Program
3. Reading, math scores up for 4th and 8th graders, federal report shows
4. Teen Birth Rates, Homicides on Increase, Report Shows
5. Temple University Hospital Ranked Among Best in America for Respiratory Disorders by U.S. News & World Report
6. Hospital for Special Surgery Ranked No. 1 by U.S. News & World Report
7. For the 14th Year in a Row, Cleveland Clinic Heart Center Is Ranked No. 1 in U.S. News & World Report Americas Best Hospitals Survey
8. New CDC Report Demonstrates Urgency for All States and Cities to Become Smokefree
9. Longs Reports Preliminary June Retail Drug Store Sales
10. DNA Direct and Iverson Genetics Announce Partnership to Provide Personalized Patient Reports for Warfarin Dosing Test Results
11. Veterinary Pet Insurance Reports Pet Emergencies a Costly Reality
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/31/2014)... The process of cell division is central to life. ... each other, has fascinated scientists since the dawn of ... long, it has been notoriously difficult to study this ... before cleaving in two. , The name given to ... "cell movement" and captures the sense of a highly ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... The Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods (PRCHN) ... is a key player in nearly $13.32 million ... in Northeast Ohio. , The Centers for Disease ... for $4.35 million over five years. The funds ... testing, and disseminating individual, environmental, and policy interventions ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 Daily Gossip writes ... is actually described as the fastest fat loss program ever ... less than a month. , There is no wonder after ... eBook of all time. The new nutrition and workout fat ... and fitness expert. , According to the author of ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... October 31, 2014 At the start ... families narrowly escaping carbon monoxide poisoning in their homes. ... weeks away, one family-owned, Missouri-based heating and cooling company ... making sure families start the home heating season with ... secure. , Beginning Nov. 1, 2014, E and ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... Tampa, FL (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 ... Infrared-Active compression gear. The new gear is now available ... information on the benefits of Celliant infrared-active athletic gear ... recently reported that another contract has been signed for ... Olympic speedskaters for the next eight years. In light ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Cell division, minus the cells 2Health News:Cell division, minus the cells 3Health News:Case Western Reserve, Cuyahoga County, YMCA of greater Cleveland: Public health grants 2Health News:Case Western Reserve, Cuyahoga County, YMCA of greater Cleveland: Public health grants 3Health News:Xtreme Fat Loss Diet Review Reveals How to Transform Your Body in 25 Days 2Health News:Many Homeowners Missing Key Safety Risks with Home Heating;Missouri-based Company E and Q Announces New Safety Check 2Health News:Many Homeowners Missing Key Safety Risks with Home Heating;Missouri-based Company E and Q Announces New Safety Check 3Health News:Compression Gear--Is There a Better Alternative? 2Health News:Compression Gear--Is There a Better Alternative? 3Health News:Compression Gear--Is There a Better Alternative? 4
... treatment, radiation may be a better choice than ... cancer, //according to a randomized controlled trial published ... The authors suggest that a combination of chemotherapy ... for these patients. ,Approximately 80 percent of ...
... finds that survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia have a ... the general population. // ,Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is ... almost 4,000 new cases diagnosed in the United States ... curable pediatric cancers: survival rates for patients who receive ...
... a weekly treatment with a nasal spray of virus enzymes ... based on results of a study. Such a treatment would ... avoiding the problem of antibiotic resistance. ,Middle ear ... the middle ear space that can cause pain, fever, irritability, ...
... the state government on a public suit demanding// protection ... litigation (PIL), filed by an NGO, Health, Environment and ... to be protected from silicosis, which is rife due ... malpractice of the mine owners. ,"We had ...
... Pitt donated $100,000 of their money to help// construct the ... ,They made the donation to the Duk Lost Boys Clinic ... in the spring and serve more than 150,000 people. ... of the "lost boys" of Sudan who is the director ...
... urged governments to join the anti-tuberculosis global plan, which ... the disease has become extremely drug-resistant. ,Ban's ... Day on Saturday. The World Health Organization (WHO) recently ... strain of tuberculosis, XDR-TB, which threatens to derail efforts ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Radiation Preferred Over Surgery for Patients With Some Stages of Lung Cancer 2Health News:Lymphoblastic Leukemia Survivors at Risk for Secondary Cancer 2Health News:Viral Enzyme Recruited in Fight Against Ear Infection 2Health News:Viral Enzyme Recruited in Fight Against Ear Infection 3Health News:Public Interest Litigation Filed Favoring Mineworkers Against Silicosis 2
(Date:10/31/2014)... Calif. , Oct. 31, 2014 ThynkWare ... sclerosis (ALS) patients initiate text and email messages using ... a patent-pending technology invented by ThynkWare,s founder, Duane ... on a smartphone device. This technology allows users to ... only the power of thought. ThynkWare provides ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... Migranade, Inc. announced today the new migraine ... 36 million U.S. migraine sufferers November, 2014. The medicine ... actual cause of migraines and not just the symptoms. ... source Migranade is assured to be a game changer ... available at http://www.migranade.com and will soon hit ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 31, 2014  AbbVie ... results for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, ... the strong performance of our business with double-digit ... Our underlying business grew nearly 14 percent in ... chairman and chief executive officer, AbbVie.  "We exceeded ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ThynkWare Speech Helps Those with ALS and Locked-In Syndrome Translate Thought to Speech on Their Smartphone Devices 2Game Changing Migraine Medication To Be Available November 2014 2AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 3AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 4AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 5AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 6AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 7AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 8AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 9AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 10AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 11AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 12AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 13AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 14AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 15AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 16AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 17AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 18AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 19AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 20AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 21AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 22AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 23AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 24
... Texas, Oct. 4, 2011 Today, Children,s ... in the state and the only stand-alone facility between Dallas ... Earlier, hospital personnel used Scott & White,s state-of-the-art Simulation Center ... Hospital, which was housed in Scott & White Hospital-Temple, before ...
... OTCQX: RHHBY) announced plans today to expand its coagulation testing ... clinics with the development of a full line of coagulation ... expected to be introduced in the U.S. and Canada in ... Roche Diagnostics is the global market leader in coagulation ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Children's Hospital at Scott & White Opens 2Children's Hospital at Scott & White Opens 3Children's Hospital at Scott & White Opens 4Roche to Expand Coagulation Testing Portfolio, Develop New Systems for Diagnostic Laboratories in US and Canada by 2014 2
... protection to the exposed airway of the tracheostomy ... it ideal for active young children as well ... and moisture recovery, it ensures patient comfort and ... have ISO standard tapered ends to assure a ...
... 1991 Intersurgical Incorporated manufactures ... heat and moisture exchangers, ... products, hand-held nebulizers and ... accessories and connectors for ...
... Since 1991 Intersurgical ... breathing filters, heat and ... oxygen therapy products, hand-held ... range of accessories and ...
... 1991 Intersurgical Incorporated manufactures ... heat and moisture exchangers, ... products, hand-held nebulizers and ... accessories and connectors for ...
Medicine Products: