September 28, 2022
A study commissioned by the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (an Applied Self-Direction member) recommends increases in Medicaid reimbursement rates. “These services should be prioritized for reimbursement to sustain supports for care delivered in home settings,” said the report, 186 pages in all. It notes in part that “self-directed” services can incur 20 percent less administrative costs than agency-based services. Read the full article.