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Adult Day Services

This section of the home and community-based services website includes the following information about adult day services:  news about recently opened adult day centers across the country, updates on funding and regulations that impact adult day services, research reports released about adult day programs, and resources and information to assist adult day services providers.

We've featured some articles below, but be sure to check out all of our adult day content.

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Adult Day Center Medicaid Regulation Requirements Released

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final 2 components of the Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) toolkit to assist states in complying with the home and community-based non-residential settings regulation requirements, which pertain to the eligibility for adult day centers to be in compliance to be a Medicaid waiver service

HCBS: Proposed Rule Allows Veterans Affairs Agreements

Use of Medicare Procedures To Enter Into Provider Agreements for Extended Care Services is a proposed rule published in the Federal Register by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) on Feb. 13 that authorizes the VA to enter into agreements with adult day health care

National Center for Health Statistics Releases Studies on Adult Day Center's Participant Characteristics and Ownership

The Long-Term Care Statistics Branch at the National Center for Health Statistics announced the web release of 2 new data briefs: •Differences in Adult Day Services Center Participant Characteristics by Center Ownership: United States, 2012. •Differences in Adult Day Services Center Characteristics by Center Ownership: United States, 2012.

Adult Day Services Paid through Area Agencies on Aging Funding: An Opportunity

According to the Administration for Community Living, funding through Title III B and E of the Older Americans Act paid for over 8 million hours of care in an Adult Day Care/Day Health Services Center in FY 2012. Title III B and E of the Older Americans Act paid for over 27 million hours of personal care, homemaker, and chore services were provided to seniors unable to perform daily activities (such as eating, dressing or bathing) or instrumental activities of daily living (such as shopping or light housework).

OIG to Focus on Adult Day Health Care Services Compliance in 2015

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Fiscal Year 2015 Work Plan noted that the agency plans to examine if payments to adult day health comply with state and federal requirements 2015.