Congress likely to scale back HCBS funding as part of budget compromise

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Home- and community-based services are in the crosshairs as top Democrats look to pare down their ambitious healthcare proposals in the massive $3.5 trillion proposed budget. Politico reported late Monday that lawmakers are looking to dramatically scale back the Biden administration’s call for $400 billion for HCBS. That should not come as a huge surprise to […]

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Biden’s $400B plan to overhaul home care is ‘more of a repair effort than a new direction’

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If the scope of President Joe Biden’s social spending plan is too large to grasp, then consider Nancy Slomba of Western New York state. She spends 84 hours a week caring for her son Joe Slomba, who has cerebral palsy and needs assistance to bathe, get in and out of bed and leave the family’s house. The 59-year-old resident […]

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