National Core Indicators – Aging and Disabilities (NCI-AD)™

NCI-AD™ is a voluntary effort by State Medicaid, aging, and disability agencies to measure and track their own performance. 

The core indicators are standard measures used across states to assess the outcomes of services provided to individuals and families. Indicators address key areas of concern including service planning, rights, community inclusion, choice, health and care coordination, safety and relationships.

NCI-AD™ is a collaboration of participating states, NASUAD, and HSRI

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NCI-AD is open to any State Aging, Disability, or Medicaid Agency and new states are welcome to join the project at any time. First year states are encouraged to begin planning for implementation at least six months in advance of the survey year, which runs June 1 – May 31 each year.

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NCI-AD Project staff present data at conferences and meetings and hold a series of introductory webinars each year for states interested in learning more about the project. Powerpoints and recording of these presentations can be found in the link below. 

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2015-2016 Six State Mid-Year Report

While 13 states are participating in the NCI-AD Adult Consumer Survey in 2015-2016, six of the states - Colorado, Georgia, Maine, Mississippi, New Jersey, and North Carolina - opted for a rapid-cycle survey period in order to receive their results more quickly.  The NCI-AD 2015-2016 Six State Mid-Year Report contains the results from these six states.  

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