Legislative Report - Housing with Services Assisted Living Medical Assistance Study
March 21, 2013
In 2012, the Legislature directed the Minnesota Board on Aging's Office of Ombudsman for Long-Term Care to:
- Research the existence of differential treatment based on source of payment in assisted living settings;
- Convene stakeholders to provide technical assistance and expertise in studying and addressing these issues, including but not limited to consumers, health care and housing providers, advocates representing seniors and younger persons with disabilities or mental health challenges, county representatives, and representatives of the Departments of Health and Human Services; and
- Submit a report of findings to the legislature no later than January 31, 2013 with recommendations for the development of policies and procedures to prevent and remedy instances of discrimination based on participation in or potential eligibility for medical assistance.
Read the report to the Legislature