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Massachusetts Receives $110.6 Million Grant to Expand HCBS

March 25, 2014 - The $110.6 million grant from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) stipulates that Massachusetts must spend at least 50 percent of their federal funds on home and community-based services (HCBS). Specific use of the funds will be determined in the coming months. This follows the Governor's FY 2015 budget which expands the Commonwealth Home Care Program by $16.9 million, as well as the Governor's proposal to expand Massachusetts' Supportive Housing Program from 31 to 41 sites.



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