CAMRI: Recipients of Home-and Community-Based Services in California


The California Medicaid Research Institute (CAMRI) compiled a report that identifies Californians who receive home-and community-based support and what services they receive. The brief brings together available information spread across multiple state and federal data systems.

Date Updated: 06/06/2012


Home and community-based services (HCBS) refer to a broad range of health and social services needed by people with limited capacity for self-care. They are intended to help recipients with
disabilities remain either at home or in other community-based settings while maintaining or restoring an individual’s highest level of functioning and independence possible. HCBS are
intended to delay, and sometimes even prevent, entry into high-cost nursing facilities and other institutional facilities…

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