Mississippi Balancing Incentives Program

Mississippi

“The Balancing Incentive Program authorizes grants to States to increase access to non-institutional long-term services and supports (LTSS) … [to] transform their long-term care systems by: 
   • lowering costs through improved systems performance & efficiency 
   • creating tools to help consumers with care planning & assessment [and] 
   • improving quality measurement & oversight.
 
It “also provides new ways to serve more people in home and community-based settings, in keeping with the integration mandate of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as required by the Olmstead decision.”
 
State Policies & Initiatives: 
Medicaid & Employment
Systems: 
  • Medicaid Agencies
Topics: 
  • Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)
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