Opportunities to Improve Health Equity in Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS) Through Medicare

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AUTHOR – ATI Advisory

ATI Advisory, with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, developed a policy brief focused on addressing barriers to accessing LTSS among Medicare beneficiaries from historically marginalized communities.

Findings from ATI’s research uncovered a range of disparities and challenges in LTSS access, primarily centered around cultural and identity-based discrimination, limited support for family and/or informal caregivers, and insufficient collection and quality around key equity-related data.

This brief outlines several policy considerations to improve health equity in LTSS, including actionable opportunities to build trust, better support caregivers, and enhance data on this important population.

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