Congress has introduced the Better Care Better Jobs Act (H.R. 4131 / S.2210) to operationalize and expand President Biden's proposal for a $400 billion investment in the Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) program. This is a clear sign that both Congress and the Biden administration are seriously exploring ways to remedy the direct support professional (DSP) workforce crisis.
Posted by Lissette Rivera on Feb 23, 2021 9:00:00 AM
As a critical component of Biden's Build Back Better Plan, investment in home-and-community-based-services (HCBS) proposes to create a robust caregiving system while also driving sustainable economic growth and meeting the health care needs of people with disabilities.