Quest for a “Balanced” LTC System
§ Passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act
§ Olmstead v. L.C. and E.W
§ President’s New Freedom Initiative and Executive Order
§ With HHS and CMS funded grants to states to foster:
§ choice of quality options for where to receive their care;
§ greater control over the types of services and supports they
need to live their lives.
§ Proportion of Medicaid LTC devoted to HCBS has grown