American Rescue Plan HCBS Funding: What You Need To Know

Learn about the guidance released on May 12, 2021 by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) about how states can use the funding, as well as the guidance on supplementing and not supplanting federal funds. With state plans for spending due on June 12, you can learn what you need to do to ensure the funding coming into your state to strengthen and expand access to HCBS is spent well.

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  • Jennifer Lav, Sr. Staff Attorney, National Health Law Program (NHeLP)
  • David Machledt, Sr. Policy Analyst, National Health Law Program (NHeLP)