Expansion of Money Follows the Person
Big news for those transitioning to community living! Money Follows the Person (MFP) was extended for three years and has two significant changes. Read more at the link below. The Money Follows the Person (MFP) program has helped states expand community living opportunities for people with disabilities and older adults. Since first authorized in 2005, MFP has helped more than 100,000 people move out of institutions and into the community.
About Money Follows the Person
The Money Follows the Person (MFP) program is designed to help states try new ways of delivering Medicaid services. In Louisiana the MFP Demonstration is called My Place Louisiana which helps people move from qualified institutions into home and community-based living settings and then follows those individuals for the first year of waiver services to help ensure a successful transition.
About the Administration for Community Living
The Administration for Community Living (ACL) was created around the fundamental principle that older adults and people of all ages with disabilities should be able to live where they choose, with the people they choose, and with the ability to participate fully in their communities. ACL advocates across the federal government for older adults, people with disabilities, and families and caregivers; funds services and supports provided primarily by states and networks of community-based programs; and invests in training, education, research, and innovation.