American Rescue Plan (ARPA) Act
What it is: ARPA provides an increased temporary 10% federal match to states to use in their HCBS programs.
Here is the memo detailing what the ARPA funds may be used for:
Why it’s important: This provides Georgia with a half-billion dollars to use for HCBS. Georgia could address the waiting list, increase direct support wages, and many other improvements.
What you can do: Contact DCH, DBHDD, and your legislators and support the DD Network’s position
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