nursing homes

Funds from the Affordable Care Act are now available in most states to help people move out of, or avoid, institutional care

posted on May 6, 2011 - 3:38pm
The federal government is moving ahead with plans to expand access to home and community based services for individuals who receive Medicare and Medicaid benefits. HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced in April that $3.7 billion in federal funds will be made available to implement the Community First Choice Option, a provision of the new health care law (the Affordable Care Act) which...
posted on November 1, 2006 - 1:37pm
QUEST Vol. 13, No. 6
Many people with disabilities struggle to receive long-term care in their homes and avoid going to nursing homes. Similarly, many now living in nursing homes would move back into their own homes and communities if adequate services could be...