Nursing facilities provide long-term services and supports (LTSS), as well as short-term rehabilitation and postacute care following hospitalizations to people of all ages. Although younger p
Residential care settings is an umbrella term that refers to many types of certified and licensed housing plus services options.
Two government budget practices that can have significant implications for lower levels of government are block grants and unfunded mandates.
Ensuring the quality of services for home care is difficult because no quality measures can assess every service that is delivered daily in hundreds of thousands of private homes across the country
In 2019, an estimated 51.5 million adults age 18 and older in the U.S. had a mental illness. That is 20.6 percent of all adults.
The care provided in long-term services and supports (LTSS) settings is only as good as the personnel who provide it.
In 1999, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Olmstead vs. L.C.
Devote adequate resources—the nation should devote sufficient resources to ensure access to benefits and adequate benefit levels for all who qu
Medicaid is the single largest public funding source for long-term services and supports (LTSS). It is a combined federal-state program.
Federal law and regulations specify the general eligibility and coverage requirements for mandatory and optional Medicaid long-term services and supports (LTSS).