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Accession Number PB2013-111691
Title HCBS Taxonomy: A New Language for Classifying Home- and Community-Based Services.
Publication Date Aug 2013
Media Count 12p
Personal Author A. Bohl V. Peebles
Abstract Medicaid expenditures for long-term care services have gradually shifted from institutional-based care to home- and community-based care. Between 1997 and 2009, the share of Medicaid long-term care spending devoted to HCBS increased from 24 percent to 44 percent. In fiscal year 2009, Medicaid spending on HCBS reached over $55 billion and accounted for 15 percent of all Medicaid expenditures (Eiken et al. 2011). Section 1915(c) waivers (HCBS waivers), authorized in 1981, were among the first efforts by CMS to encourage states to provide optional HCBS (DHHS 2000). By 2010, every state except Arizona and Vermont had implemented at least one Section 1915(c) waiver to provide more options for community-based long-term care services.
Keywords Case studies
Data collection
Follow-up inquiries
Hard systems
Home and Community-Based Services(HCBS)
Information systems
Soft systems
Support waivers
Systematic profiles
Systems analysis
Taxonomy

 
Source Agency Health Care Financing Administration Policy Planning Researc
NTIS Subject Category 44K - Health Services
57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
91F - Health Services
92 - Behavior & Society
Corporate Author Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1326
Contract Number N/A

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