Cash and Counseling

August 13, 2019
The Arkansas Department of Human Services submitted their Independent Choices Final Report (December 1998- March 2008) to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Arkansas was one of the three states in the Cash... Read more
January 4, 2017
This March 2013 Self Direction 201 training, C... Read more
November 23, 2016

The NRCPDS hosted a webinar on budget authority November 24, 2014. During the webinar the speakers reviewed the core concepts of budget authority and outlined the four key points on the budget authority spectrum. They also reviewed how budget... Read more

November 23, 2016

The results of a survey on the interest of managed care organizations in developing a Cash & Counseling option for delivering long-term personal assistance services.

November 23, 2016

This article presents results of a survey of the attitudes and practices of managed care organizations concerning consumer direction. The study focused on understanding several alternative measures of consumer direction and the factors that are... Read more

November 23, 2016

This article highlights the specific importance of consumer participation in the pre- and post-survey focus groups, and how that participation enhanced program planners' understanding of survey results, informed the design of the CCDE cash option... Read more

November 23, 2016

This study assesses the effects of consumer direction on the experiences and well-being of the primary informal caregivers of children who participated in Florida's Cash & Counseling demonstration. Instead of Medicaid home and community-based... Read more

November 23, 2016

This policy brief includes findings from quantitative and qualitative data sources. It examines consumer interest in Cash & Counseling and why the option was successful for most participants.

November 23, 2016

The following report presents twenty-four case stories about the experience of adults and children with disabilities who receive the cash option in the Consumer Directed Care Program in the state of Florida. The report is available as both a... Read more

November 23, 2016

Implementation issues discussed in this article are centered around how consumers, providers, payers, and policy makers are affected by consumer-directed programs. The information for the report was gathered through interviews with twenty policy... Read more

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