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
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
Directors of adult day services are running out of time to participate in the 2014 National Study of Long-Term Care Providers (NSLTCP). Responses are invaluable because they contribute to a national and state profile of adult day services centers.
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).
The Medicare Adult Day Services Act of 2013 (H.R. 3334), if passed, would expand Medicare beneficiaries care options by adding skilled nursing, rehabilitation and social services in a Medicare Certified Adult Day Services Center. LeadingAge strongly supports this legislation and urges you to contact your legislators and urge their support.