Title

Rural Long-Term Services and Supports: A Primer

Document Type

Report

Publication Date

11-2017

Keywords

MRHRC, Rural, LTSS, Long-Term Care, policy

Abstract

This report provides policymakers and other interested stakeholders a primer on rural long-term services and support (LTSS), including the fundamentals of the rural LTSS system, rural access to and use of LTSS, and discussion of the opportunities within and limitations of current federal and state LTSS policy for advancing rural health system transformation. The report focuses primarily on rural older adults (65+ years of age) who use LTSS.

Comments

Prepared by the Rural Policy Research Institute (RUPRI) Health Panel.

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