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Though impact on broader social determinants discussions unclear . . .

HCBS Investment Would Boost Some Social Determinants Programs

By Maya Goldman / June 16, 2021 at 4:21 PM
President Joe Biden’s proposal to invest $400 billion in home- and community-based services would boost funding for social determinants of health within the HCBS program, and some health care stakeholders are optimistic the investment could be a step towards broader social determinants funding. HCBS has been one of CMS’ primary vehicles for tackling social determinants of health for decades, said Matt Salo, executive director of the National Association of Medicaid Directors. Indeed, CMS wrote to state health officials in January...


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