Topic-Based and Overview Reports

Overview Reports

Examines the progress Balancing Incentive Program states have made in increasing the share of their LTSS dollars spent on community-based services one year before the program end date.

Summarizes the findings of the July 2015 state interviews related to expected impact of the Program, challenges encountered, and recommendations for CMS. 

Offers the baseline status of the 21 Balancing Incentives Program participating states.

Summarizes state activities related to the three structural changes and describes how states are using Program funds to support community LTSS populations. 

Summarizes the survey results of Balancing Incentive Program states asked about meeting the balancing benchmarks.

Topic-Based Reports

Summary of States’ Core Standardized Assessment (CSA) Instruments for LTSS populations. 

Highlights one key Balancing Incentive Program activity per state. 

Examples of state strategies used by states to sustaining Program-funded activities and sustain re-balancing efforts.

Percent of total LTSS spent on community LTSS by state during period of Program participation.

Summary of States’ tools to collect service, quality, and outcome data.

Summary of States’ uses of enhanced FMAP.

Examples of how BIP states are facilitating enrollment into community LTSS for the mental health population. 

Summary of state strategies for mitigating conflict within their case management system  

Summary of States’ NWD system description.

Summary report of State’s progress on the three main program components.