HD22 - Improving the Reliability of Functional Eligibility Screenings for Medicaid Long-Term Services and Supports

Executive Summary:

Report on the steps taken to address the risks associated with hospital screenings, including: (i) assessing whether hospital screening teams are making appropriate recommendations regarding placement in institutional care or home and community-based care; (ii) determining whether hospitals should have a role in the screening process; and (iii) determining what steps must be taken to ensure the Uniform Assessment Instrument is implemented consistently and does not lead to unnecessary institutional placements.