June 22, 2016

Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Toolkit Updated


 

The Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Advocacy Coalition has developed multiple resources to help advocates understand the 2014 federal rule that requires settings receiving Medicaid home and community based services (HCBS) funding to have certain community attributes to ensure they are not institutional in nature. The Coalition's HCBS Settings Rule 3-Part Toolkit has been updated to reflect the new guidance by CMS addressing Planned Construction of Presumed Institutional Settings:

1.      What You Should Know

2.      Settings Presumed to be Institution & the Heightened Scrutiny Process

3.      How to Advocate for Truly Integrated Community Settings (Full Version)

a.      How to Advocate for Truly Integrated Community Settings (Abridged Version)