The American Rescue Plan of 2021 (ARP) – signed into law on March 11, 2021 – provides states with a one-year, 10 percentage-point increase to the federal medical assistance percentage (FMAP) for Medicaid expenditures on home and community-based services (HCBS) for children and adults. This increase provides states with a critical opportunity to address both emerging and long-standing challenges in state long term care systems – systems that have […]
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About Danielle Owens
Danielle Owens joined NASHP in February 2021 as a policy associate on the Chronic and Vulnerable Populations team. Her work focuses on family caregiving and home- and community-based services. Prior to joining NASHP, she was a health policy analyst at the Maryland Department of Health focused on promoting the use of electronic health records through the Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Program. Danielle holds a BA in sociology and psychology from Emory University, a JD from Georgetown University Law Center, an MPH from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and an MPA from the Georgia State University Andrew Young School of Policy Studies.