Long Term Care Services and Support (LTSS) Workgroup

This is a workgroup of the Quality Care Subcommittee

AIM of workgroup:  Provide Recommendations to the MAC and HFS on LTSS quality including any racial, ethnic disparities and delivery of services.  Identify metrics to measure.



  • The LTSS workgroup reports out to the Quality Care Subcommittee.  Minutes are reported through the Quality Care Subcommittee.
  • Review steps that can be taken to improve provider and public awareness of long term services and supports.
  • Review steps that can be taken to improve policy for financing, cost effectiveness, affordability, interagency implementation of Title II of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), personal choice, delivery, management and quality of LTSS for seniors and persons of any age with disabilities who require LTSS
  • Advise on the best ways to simplify interfaces between various state agencies and their divisions and the LTSS provider community.
  • Review and advise on the interface and coordination of LTSS in Managed Care Entities
  • Encourage development of quality programs for LTSS
  • Make necessary recommendations to the Medicaid Advisory Committee


LTSS Workgroup Members

Chair:                       Hamilton Robinson, Beverly

Co-Chair:                  Lunday, Ann  ACCESS, COO

Anderson, Vivian      Bureau Chief, DHS DORS Home Services Program

Freschi, Jamie          Statewide Ombudsman

Hampton, Brenda     Division of Mental Health (Williams decree)

Jansa, John              Smart Policy Works

Lazar, Danielle         ACCESS, Director of Research

Lueck, Caitlin H.       Meridian, Director, Quality Improvement Corporate

McCurdy, Lora          Department of Aging

Pieczynski, Kim         Quality Assurance, Division of Rehabilitation Services, Quality Management

Weiss, Elizabeth        HFS, Division of Long Term Care


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