Publications

Posted December 4, 2013

This LTC Fundamentals provides background on California’s behavioral health system, changes under parity requirements and the Affordable Care Act, and integration initiatives that are reshaping current delivery systems with the intention of expanding access and improving services.

CA State Budget and Policy
Posted June 24, 2013

The following brief provides a background on California's developmental disabilities service system, the role of Regional Centers, the Home and Community-Based Services Waiver for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities, and system-wide deinstitutionalization efforts.

Posted April 10, 2013

This LTC Fundamentals brief describes individuals eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid, as well as past and current efforts in California to integrate services for this population.

Dual Eligibles | CA State Budget and Policy
Posted January 21, 2012

This publication provides a background on nursing facilities in California, including who uses them, what services they provide, and how these services are financed.

Posted August 2, 2011

This publication provides background on the landscape of home- and community-based long-term care services funded by Medi-Cal, California's Medicaid program.

Home and Community-Based Services
Posted August 1, 2011

This publication describes Medicaid waivers and how they are generally used by states.  It also describes current waivers in California.

CA State Budget and Policy | Federal Budget and Policy