Systems and Standards Fact Sheets
May 28, 2013

Habilitative Services Under the ACA: What States Should Consider

By: Sara Rosenbaum, JD

Habilitative services, which help a person keep, learn or improve skills and functioning for daily living, are essential for many children with special health care needs. Under the Affordable Care Act, states will play a primary role in determining which services are covered. This paper outlines key factors states should keep in mind as they make their decisions.

See a full report on habilitative services by Sara Rosenbaum, JD, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services.