Public Policy Center

Opposing Increasing Federal Match for Medicaid ICFs/ID-DD Services

AAHD has joined the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Task Force on LTSS opposing proposed legislation to increase the Medicaid FMAP (Federal Medical Assistance Percentage) for Intermediate Care Facilities serving persons with ID-DD (ICFs-ID-DD). The proposal is a reaction to the disability community efforts to increase spending for Medicaid HCBS (home-and-community-based services) (Better Care […]

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Medicaid HCBS – Why Proposed Full Funding in the Infrastructure/Jobs Act is Necessary

Congressional leaders in the infrastructure/jobs legislation are debating whether to fund the Medicaid home-and-community-based services (HCBS) proposed authority (Better Care Better Jobs Act) at the initially proposed $400 billion or a reduced $100-$150 billion (or somewhere between). Available here is a Senate Select Committee on Aging staff memo explaining why $400 billion is necessary. […]

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