Money Follows the Person Demonstration: Overview of State Grantee Progress, January to December 2015
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
- Forty-four MFP states transitioned 11,440 new participants during 2015, which represents a 7 percent increase over the number of new participants transitioned during 2014 (10,658).
- From January 2008 to December 2015, the cumulative number of individuals that ever transitioned to the community through MFP totaled 63,337, which represents a growth of 23 percent over the cumulative number transitioned as of December 2014 (51,676).
- In the aggregate, grantees achieved 95 percent of the total transition goal for the year, having transitioned 11,440 new participants of the 11,985 planned for 2015.
- The 44 MFP grantee states reported their total qualified home and community based services expenditures (total federal and state funds spent on LTSS for all Medicaid beneficiaries, including but not limited to MFP participants) for 2015 totaled approximately $74.5 billion, an increase of 5 percent from 2014 ($70.3 billion).