Implications of Rhode Island's global consumer choice compact Medicaid waiver for rebalancing long-term care under the affordable care act
Learning Areas:Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences
List the main provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act intended to rebalance long-term care away from institutions toward home- and community-based services. Identify factors that will promote or impede state long-term care rebalancing efforts under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Formulate strategies for improving the success of federal and state efforts to rebalance long-term care.
Keyword(s): Long-Term Care, Community-Based Care
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the lead investigator on a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant analyzing health care reform in Rhode Island, in addition to multiple other projects focusing on long-term care service delivery and policymaking, including the implications of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. My primary interests include understanding the determinants and effects of federal and state health policies impacting vulnerable populations, including the frail and disabled elderly.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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