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Big Changes Coming For Disability Services In Oregon


 

 

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Oregon’s system for delivering home and community-based services to seniors and people with disabilities is in the process of being completely overhauled. The state has said that the new system will increase the amount of funding provided by Medicaid for disability-related services and give individuals more choices in how and where services are provided. Parts of the system are already in place, and parts are still in the process of being rolled out.

This overhaul is a component of the Affordable Care Act, and Oregon is one of the first states in the country to implement it. 

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