Medicaid; coordinated long-term care. Directs the Director of the Department of Medical Assistance Services to develop and implement a statewide fully integrated risk-based long-term care system that integrates Medicaid-reimbursed primary, acute, and long-term care services. The long-term care system shall expand access to and utilization of cost-effective home and community-based alternatives to institutional care for Medicaid-eligible individuals. The system shall include a nursing facility transition initiative, along with an expansion of community-based services, and an acuity-based methodology for reimbursement of nursing facility services.
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