Grant Funding for Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services Tops $17 Million

Today the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announces the final 26 awardees for the Medicaid home and community-based services (HCBS) grant opportunity . A total of $17.3 million for 69 organizations will fund activities that improve services for people who are older or have a disability, helping them remain in their home or community. Previously, DHS announced the initial $12 million in funding for…(see release)

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