Monday, August 3, 2015

Happy Birthday to 2 Key Lifelines

Millions of Americans with disabilities appreciate the vital contributions of the Medicaid and Medicare programs.
They provide access to health care and vital home and community based supports (HCBS). Needless to say, they are essential lifelines for people with disabilities.
As we mark the 50th anniversary of these important programs, we have much to celebrate. Did you know that today for the first time in its history, home and community-based services (HCBS) accounts for a majority of Medicaid long-term services and supports (LTSS) spending?

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