The Legislature should take steps to deter costly nonemergency visits to emergency rooms (ERs) and to improve access to care and quality of care in community settings. This should be accomplished by establishing effective copayments on the inappropriate use of ERs and by seeking available federal funds to improve access to primary care.
The Universal Assessment Tool: Improving Care for Recipients of Home- and Community-Based ServicesReport Dec 1, 2008
[PDF] LAO Recommended LegislationReport Dec 4, 2006
[PDF] LAO Recommended Legislation