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Minnesota Medicaid Reform Addresses Long Term Care

By |December 6, 2013|Categories: Advice, Breaking News, Government, Retirement Planning|Tags: , , |

The Minnesota Department of Health and Human Services recently announced they received federal approval to use $58 million in state Medicaid spending to better address the issues that have arisen with an increased need for long term care.

Reform 2020

Just one component of a larger Medicaid reform effort called “Reform 2020”, the money designated to DHS will be used to help reduce the number of seniors and disabled Minnesotans who are forced into costly state run long term care facilities. Shifting priorities to home-based care, the state hopes to save money by installing home modifications that enhance safety, encouraging community services,[…]

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