Money Follows the Person Yields Medicaid Savings in Georgia

A Georgia Health Policy Center study confirms that Medicaid programs can achieve savings by providing long-term services and supports in the community setting. In Georgia, savings were seen across three populations served by the Money Follows the Person (MFP) program—individuals with developmental or physical disabilities and older adults—after they transitioned from facilities back to… more »

Chandrika Derricho

Posted On August 21, 2015

Chandrika Derricho is a research associate I at the Georgia Health Policy Center. She has expertise in the areas of policy research and program evaluation. Specifically, she has expertise in data collection and analysis, fidelity evaluation, and process monitoring.

At the center Derricho focuses on research and evaluation of projects related to long-term services and… more »

Meeting Facilitation and Design

The GHPC is working with the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) on strategic planning for services provided through its Aging Network. This project focuses on collecting community input from around the metropolitan Atlanta area as to the ARC’s strategic direction in its role as the Area Agency on Aging.

Validation of Financial Capacity Assessment Tool, Alzheimer’s Association

The GHPC has been contracted by the Alzheimer’s Association to analyze and provide evaluation/validation on a tool recently developed to assess financial capacity of individuals with dementia.  The GHPC will analyze up to 30 feedback forms detailing Adult Protective Services staff and law enforcement officials’ experiences with use of the financial capacity tool.… more »