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The Money Follows the Person (MFP) Demonstration supports state efforts to help Medicaid beneficiaries living in long-term care facilities transition back to community-based residences and to make community-based long-term care services and supports more accessible. To make transitions more feasible, MFP participants are typically offered during their first… (More)
INTRODUCTION As states make home- and community-based services (HCBS) more accessible, researchers have become more interested in understanding service use and spending. Because state Medicaid programs differ in the types of services they offer and in how they report these services, analyzing HCBS at the national level is challenging. OBJECTIVE Describe… (More)
In 2004, staff from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation—recognizing both opportunities for, and risks to, children's health insurance coverage in states—began developing a grant program with a strategic communications firm, Spitfire Strategies. Using input from a number of nationally recognized experts to inform the effort, the program was designed to… (More)