Policymakers should enact and strictly enforce antidiscrimination and civil rights laws.
States should coordinate mental health services among all appropriate health, LTSS, and aging-network services.
States should coordinate LTSS programs, policies, and budgets, whether in one state agency or across state agencies.
States should develop a comprehensive uniform assessment instrument to determine individual needs and develop a service plan.
Congress should make pre-dispute mandatory arbitration provisions in LTSS contracts unenforceable.
States should ensure that survey results and other information regarding quality, including comparisons with national standards when possible, are made available to the public in
Devote adequate resources—the nation should devote sufficient resources to ensure access to benefits and adequate benefit levels for all who qu
Policymakers should explore new, more consumer-centered systems for providing low-income assistance.
Promote transparency—proper accountability and oversight of government spending requires a transparent budget process negotiated by elected off
Government budgets reflect the priorities of policymakers.