Borchard Fellow Authors JIA Issue Brief

Valencia Sherman-Greenup, a 2021-2022 Borchard Fellow in Law and Aging hosted by Justice in Aging, was one of the authors of a recently published issue brief. This Justice in Aging Issue Brief, Building an Equitable Medicaid HCBS Infrastructure in New Jersey for Older Adults, supports New Jersey policymakers, state staff, HCBS providers, and aging and disability advocates in developing an equitable Medicaid HCBS infrastructure. The paper provides a brief overview of New Jersey’s Medicaid HCBS infrastructure for older adults, identifies where there are opportunities to advance equity in the HCBS infrastructure, and recommends policy solutions leveraging those opportunities to build an equitable HCBS infrastructure.