T and F: Self-Direction of Home and Community-Based Services in the Time of COVID-19
Description: This commentary presents information on how states have responded using the new CMS Toolkit by expanding who can be a paid caregiver, increasing budgets and broadening the kinds of items that can be purchased with budgets to include items like personal protective equipment and supports for telehealth. This Commentary concludes with policy and research questions regarding how the delivery of long-term services and supports (LTSS) may change as the world returns to“normal”.
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Keywords: HCBS waivers; transition services; caregivers; state agencies; CBOs; person-centered care; NWD