From the North Carolina Division of Medical Assistance, this guide provides information related to eligibility, services, and screening for the consumer-directed care program in North Carolina called the Community Alternatives Program (CAP). Included is a history of the CAP program […]
When hiring employees for self-directed service delivery, there are major differences regarding who and how employees are hired and paid. This information sheet describes the differences between the Employer Authority Option and Agency with Choice through a series of questions.
From the Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services, Developmental Disabilities Program, this short presentation describes requirements for: Employees of individual/designated representative with employer authority Contractors of Services for individual or designated representative with employer authority Training requirements for […]
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) conducted a focused review of the Mississippi Medicaid personal care services (PCS). The objective of the review was to assess the level of program integrity oversight of Medicaid PCS at the state […]
The Independent Living Waiver is a statewide program, administered by the Division of Medicaid and operated by the Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services (MDRS). It is designed to offer assistance and services in a home or community-based setting if you […]
Introduction You have the right to make health care decisions, including decisions about nursing home care, for yourself. Under the law, a patient must consent to any treatment or care received. Generally, if you are a competent adult, you can […]