In 2014, 53% of all Medicaid long term care spending was on home & community based services.
Other Services: $71.2 Billion
HCBS Services: $80.6 Billion
Source: 2014 LTSS Expenditure Report
Home and community based services (HCBS) provide opportunities for Medicaid beneficiaries to receive services in their own home or community rather than institutions or other isolated settings. These programs serve a variety of targeted populations groups, such as people with intellectual or developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, and/or mental illnesses.