Strengthening and Investing in Home and Community Based Services for Medicaid Beneficiaries: American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Section 9817 Spending Plans and Narratives

AUTHOR: Medicaid.gov

SUBJECT: Medicaid, financing, solutions, home care, invest in care, states, policy implementation, care infrastructure, policy development, CMS

States Are Using One-Time Funds to Improve Medicaid Home- and Community-Based Services, But Longer-Term Investments Are Needed

AUTHOR: JENNIFER SULLIVAN

SUBJECT: Medicaid, financing, solutions, home care, invest in care, states, policy implementation, care infrastructure

Association Between New-Onset Medicaid Home Care and Family Caregivers’ Health

AUTHORS: Emily S. Unger, BA, David C. Grabowski, PhD, Jarvis T. Chen, ScD

SUBJECT: Family caregivers, Medicaid, workforce, mental health, home care solutions

A History of Domestic Work and Worker Organizing

AUTHOR: National Domestic Workers Alliance

SUBJECT: BIPOC women, chattel slavery, structural racism, sexism, xenophobia, immigration, poor job quality, workforce, occupational segregation

Making it Work: Care, Blackness, and Generational Values

AUTHOR: SADE DOZAN

SUBJECT: economy, care crisis, occupational segregation, structural racism, sexism, wages & benefits, career mobility, BIPOC women, poor job quality

Care Matters: A Report Card for Care Policies in the States

AUTHOR: JULIE KASHEN

SUBJECT: Pandemic, invest in care, structural racism, sexism, care crisis, economy, states, policy implementation, BIPOC women, poor job quality

Voices of Paid and Family Caregivers for Medicaid Enrollees Receiving HCBS

AUTHORS: MaryBeth Musumeci, Meghana Ammula, and Robin Rudowitz

SUBJECT: solutions, unions, wages, benefits, invest in care, job quality, pandemic, Medicaid, home care, workforce

To Achieve Equitable Quality Of Care In Nursing Homes, Address Key Workforce Challenges

AUTHOR: Jacqueline Lantsman Milena Berhane James Hernandez

SUBJECT: racial equity, safe staffing, poor job quality, nursing homes, pandemic, occupational segregation, turnvover, career mobility, wages & benefits, BIPOC women, essential workers, care crisis

Nursing Home Safety During COVID: Staff Shortages

AUTHOR: Teresa Murray, U.S. Pirg Education Fund

SUBJECT: safe staffing, poor job quality, nursing homes, pandemic, occupational segregation, turnvover, career mobility, wages & benefits, BIPOC women, essential workers, care crisis

It’s Time to Care – The Economic Case for Investing in a Care Infrastructure

AUTHOR: Lenore M. Palladino and Rakeen Mabud

SUBJECT: care crisis, financing solutions, care infrastructure, economy, policy development, occupational segregation, quality care, poor job quality