HCBS Funding Level Depends On Top-line But Advocates Continue Push

By Maya Goldman / October 8, 2021 at 6:23 PM
As reconciliation negotiations slow down while lawmakers wait to see a new top-line for the package, advocacy for home- and community-based services investments -- one of the few health reform priorities for which Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) has offered some support -- has continued, with economists and public policy experts circulating a letter calling for investments and disability and direct care worker advocates holding a 24-hour vigil Wednesday (Oct 6.) and Thursday (Oct. 7). Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA), an ardent...

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