As the baby boomer generation ages and individuals with disabilities live longer, the need for long-term services and supports grows.
The Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC) strives to be in the forefront of efforts targeted at improving the lives of the aging, elderly, and disabled. GHPC conducts independent, evidence-based research and evaluation on topics that impact long-term services and supports policy, financing, and programmatic decisions.
Central to the center’s work in long-term services and supports is identifying gaps in coordination of service delivery systems and partners to meet the needs of Georgians utilizing a person-centered philosophy. In addition, staff uses a variety of quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis methods to evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of long-term services and supports rebalancing programs and policies