HHS Inspector General Finds Weaknesses in Federal Monitoring of HCBS Quality

(August 2012) A report released by the HHS Inspector General has revealed that seven out of twenty-five states did not have adequate systems to ensure quality of care provided to home and community-based services (HCBS) waiver beneficiaries. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) renewed the waiver programs in all seven of these states, yet three still had not adequately corrected the identified problems before renewal. The report unfortunately does not identify the names of the states reviewed. Read More.


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