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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RELEASED: 2016-2017 National Report

From June 1, 2016 through May 31, 2017, twelve states - Colorado, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nevada, New Jersey, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee participated in the NCI-AD project. Combined, these states gathered almost 9,000 survey responses from individuals receiving a variety of services across the LTSS spectrum.  The 2016-2017 NCI-AD National Report provides a broad overview of survey results across the participating states and their LTSS programs.  

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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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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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