New LTQA Study: State-Led Reform of LTSS

An LTQA study — “An Assessment of State-Led Reform of Long-Term Services and Supports” by Dr. Mary Naylor and colleagues — appears online this month in the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law. The article analyzes strategies that states commonly use to improve LTSS and suggests that change will require holistic policies with long-term perspectives. The study will appear … Read More

New York State Budget Increases Home Health Aides’ Hourly Wages by $2

The New York State Budget for 2011-2012, passed on March 31, includes sweeping legislation that will dramatically alter the way New York pays for and delivers Medicaid services, particularly in home- and community-based settings.  PHI,  has been an active proponent for two key measures that were included in the budget: wage parity for home health aides, and care management models … Read More