State and Federal Budget Issues
HHS Announces Funding to Help Seniors, People Living with Disabilities Access Long-Term Services & Supports
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced $25 million in funding under the Affordable Care Act to help states provide home and community-based long-term services and supports to seniors and people living with disabilities. This funding will support Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRC) in nearly every state. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ will make an additional $27 million available through VA Medical Centers to help Veterans with disabilities receive home and community-based services.
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