Federal policymakers should develop a comprehensive system for financing Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) that includes a new social insurance program to provide a bas
The cost of a new social insurance LTSS program should be paid for with premiums, individual contributions through cost-sharing requirements, and general revenues.
Policymakers should require a comprehensive national background check prior to employment for all LTSS workers.
Congress and the states should ensure adequate Medicaid funding and maintain existing guarantees for Medicaid long-term
Federal and state governments should ensure that Medicaid reimbursement is sufficient to guarantee access to the full range of high-quality long-term services and supports i
All individuals with incomes at or below 100 percent of the poverty line ($12,760 per year for an individual in 2020) should be considered categorically eligible for Medicai
Look-back period: Congress should repeal the five-year look-back period for asset transfers and return to the previous 36-month look-back windo
Federal and state regulations should establish hardship waivers of the home equity limit that protect people who have no other way to pay for needed care.