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.
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.
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).
The major source of public financing for long-term services and supports (LTSS) is the joint federal and state Medicaid program.
Grandparents and other relatives play an important caregiving role in family well-being. Support from extended family is especially vital in families with low incomes.