U.S. Senate’s Special Committee on Aging Addresses the Need for Investing in Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS)
Nexus Fellow and ATI Advisory CEO, Anne Tumlinson, was invited to testify at the Senate’s Special Committee Hearing titled “An Economy That Cares: The Importance of Home-Based Services”. Tumlinson advised that in order to reduce reliance on skilled nursing care, more money needed to be invested in Home and Community-Based Services.
“HCBS makes it possible for many individuals with LTSS needs to remain where they want to be, which is in their home. But unfortunately our home care system and its infrastructure are vastly underdeveloped and under-resourced to meet the growing need for services…If we don’t invest in them, American families are going to face very serious economic challenges, possibly even more than they are today,” said Tumlinson.
Read more at McKnight’s Long-Term Care News.
Watch the full hearing on the U.S. Senate website.
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