ATI Advisory, supported by the Robert Wood Foundation, has conducted research to create a package of recommended legislative and administrative reforms around long-term services and supports (LTSS) and the caregiving workforce. The goal of their proposed reforms is to increase access to home and community-based services (HCBS), reduce the institutional bias in Medicaid, and create a strong caregiving workforce.
ATI Advisory’s proposed reforms include:
- Providing states with financial relief through an enhanced federal match for Medicaid HCBS
- Modernizing long-standing eligibility policies that make it difficult for individuals to receive care in the community and at home
- Investing in the direct care workforce by increasing compensation, elevating the work, and implementing policies that engage, retain, and develop workers
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