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A line graph titled, "Figure 1. Average annual HCBS spending per non-I/DD enrollee, 2001–13, actual and reduced as if BCRA caps had been in place."  A blue line shows the average national per-enrollee HCBS spending for programs targeted to people without I/DD. Beginning in 2005, a green and a red line diverge from the blue line, showing the impact that per capita caps might have had.  By 2013, the green line is 23% lower and the red line 30% lower than the blue line.

The Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) proposes to cap Federal Medicaid reimbursements to the states, effectively limiting growth to a rate at first only modestly exceeding the rate of inflation in healthcare costs and then falling below inflation. A new CLPC report uses state-by-...

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On June 23, 2017 Steve Kaye spoke with John Hockenberry about  the new Republican healthcare proposal. In a segment on The Takeaway called “Disability Advocates: GOP Health Bill Will Dismantle a Social Safety Net,” Steve talks about the impact proposed cuts to Medicaid HCBS would have on people with...

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Understanding the devastating impact of Medicaid per capita caps on people with disabilities.  Mon. June 19, 2017.  Room G50 in the Dirksen Senate Office Building.  An image of a young man and an older woman holding a hand-painted sign that says, "Save Medicaid."

On June 19, CLPC director Steve Kaye joined prominent disability advocates and a state Medicaid official to give a briefing on the impact that the American Health Care Act (AHCA), if enacted, would have on long-term services and supports and other services received by people with disabilities.  Held on...

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