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The Role of Area Agencies on Aging in Providing Case Management Services to Florida's Elders, Report No. 96-80, April 1997
 
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  • Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) in other states provide case management. Allowing Florida's AAAs to provide case management has several possible benefits, including better integration of services and reduced costs.
  • However, changing the current system by mandating that AAAs provide case management services may be premature in light of the pending re-authorization of the Older Americans Act and the potential for the role of AAAs to change under the state's long-term managed care initiatives.

Which Government Program Summaries contain related information?

Medicaid Aged and Disabled Adult Waiver
Occupational Access and Opportunity Commission (Vocational Rehabilitation)
Adult Services
Home and Community-Based Services Program

What other OPPAGA-related materials are available?

  • Report No. 01-66 Justification Review: Services to Elders Program, Department of Elder Affairs, published in December 2001.
  • Report No. 01-04 Program Review: High-Risk Elder Victims of Abuse, Neglect, or Exploitation Quickly Served; Data Problems Remain, published inĀ  January 2001.
  • Report No. 99-51 Progress Report: Other Initiatives to Decrease Long-Term Care Costs Should Accompany Medicaid Waiver Expansion, published in May 2000.
  • Report No. 98-83 Progress Report: Elder Affairs Takes Steps to Separate Case Management from Other Services, published in June 1999.
  • Report No. 98-81 Progress Report: Department of Elder Affairs Should Study the Pros and Cons of Changing Planning and Service Areas, published in June 1999.
  • Report No. 98-29 Preliminary Report Referrals and Service Provision for Elder Victims of Abuse, Neglect, or Exploitation, published in December 1998.
  • Report No. 96-87 Reconfiguring the Planning and Service Areas Covered by Florida's Area Agencies on Aging, published in June 1997.

Copies of this report in print or alternate accessible format may be obtained by telephone (850/488-0021), by FAX (850/487-9213), in person, or by mail (OPPAGA Report Production, Claude Pepper Building, Room 312, 111 W. Madison St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-1475).
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