Rising concerns about mental health and substance use disorder have led to new policy initiatives and funding to improve access and quality of services to address mental health crisis. Notably,….
Home- and community-based services (HCBS) waivers allow states to offer a wide range of benefits and to choose—and limit—the number of people who receive services. The only HCBS that states….
In 2020, an estimated 5.8 million people used paid long-term services and supports (LTSS) delivered in home and community settings and 1.9 million used LTSS delivered in institutional settings, according….
Payment Rates for Medicaid Home- and Community-Based Services: States’ Responses to Workforce Challenges
Long-standing workforce challenges in Medicaid home- and community-based services (HCBS) were exacerbated by the pandemic and addressing them is the top priority for most state HCBS programs. New flexibilities combined….
End of Pandemic-Era Policies in Medicaid Home- and Community-Based Services Could Challenge Family Caregivers and Enrollees
Family caregivers played a key role in supporting people who used Medicaid home- and community-based services (HCBS) during the COVID pandemic. Many states used new pandemic-era authorities to support and….
Pandemic-Era Changes to Medicaid Home- and Community-Based Services (HCBS): A Closer Look at Family Caregiver Policies
KFF estimates that there are over 4 million people using Medicaid home- and community-based services (HCBS), which include medical and supportive services that assist people with the activities of daily….
NEW YORK – Both sides of a dispute that has left nearly 15 million cable TV subscribers without ESPN or other networks affiliated with The Walt Disney Co. are directing….
In today’s age of convenience and healthy eating, finding a meal delivery service that caters to specific dietary needs can be a game-changer. For those following a gluten-free lifestyle, there….
Are you a busy individual who wants to maintain a healthy, plant-based lifestyle but struggles with finding the time to prepare nutritious meals from scratch? Look no further than meal….
Over the past decade, the rise of streaming services has revolutionized the way we consume television content. Traditional television, once the primary source of entertainment in households around the world,….