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States Use Appendix K Waivers to Support Home- and Community-Based Services in Response to COVID-19

Updated June 18, 2020

To help Medicaid enrollees get the long-term services and supports they need during the COVID-19 crisis, states are using Appendix K waivers to incorporate more flexibility into their programs. Many states use the waivers to modify their home- and community-based services for older adults and their family caregivers during the crisis. This new National Academy for State Health Policy’s Appendix K interactive map, supported by The John A. Hartford Foundation, tracks states’ newly modified programs. For more information, read States Race to Secure Home- and Community-Based Services during COVID-19.

This tracker is supported by The John A. Hartford Foundation.

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