Raising Expectations: California’s 2014 Long-Term Services and Supports Scorecard Results


This policy brief describes California’s results in the 2014 Long-Term Services and Supports State Scorecard, identifying areas for improvement as well as policy opportunities to transform and improve the state’s system of care.

Date Updated: 06/17/2014

Long-term services and supports (LTSS) should be affordable, high quality, and well-coordinated in order to support older adults and people with disabilities in the setting of their choice. The second LTSS State Scorecard, produced by the AARP Public Policy Institute, examines state system performance using five identified dimensions of a high-performing LTSS system…

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