Georgia’s Balancing Incentives Program

Georgia

“Approved in May 2007 and fully implemented in late 2008, Georgia’s Money Follows the Person program has successfully transitioned…individuals from skilled nursing and intermediate care facilities into community residences and helped to expand the use of community services, rebalancing the long term care expenditures for HCBS.…"
 
“…Georgia’s proposed Balancing Incentives Program will be used to further expand the use of community‐based long term care services."
 
State Policies & Initiatives: 
Systems-Change Funding
Systems: 
  • Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Medicaid Agencies
  • Other
Topics: 
  • Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)
Other: 
  • Georgia Department of Community Health, Georgia Advocacy Office, Independent living council of Georgia
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