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
Congress should mandate the use of the Supplemental Poverty MeasureA method for measuring povert
State and local governments should expand and strengthen consumer protections, as well as consumer outreach and education programs.
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.
All levels of government should adopt policies ensuring that people who do not speak English or are limited in English proficiency have adequate language a
Millions of people receive access to health insurance coverage through provisions of the Affordable Care Act. However, millions still remain uninsured.