After We’re Gone: Part 2: Where Can We Find Support?. Topics for Today. What publicly funded supports are available for my loved one who has a developmental disability or serious mental illness? Medicaid Mental Health Home Help Services. Topics for Today.
What publicly funded supports are available for my loved one who has a developmental disability or serious mental illness?
To access the Managed Specialty Supports and Services Program (b-waiver) or the HAB Waiver (c-waiver),
You can start with calling the local Community Mental Health Services Program (CMHSP) in your area to find out how to access mental health services in your area
Every PIHP must have a Customer Services Department that can assist with questions about how to request an intake assessment for services
If you are unsure or need help accessing mental health services, you can also contact your local advocate
Includes Services and Supports that are designed to assist with attaining or maintaining sufficient function to achieve goals of community integration and participation, independence, productivity, or recovery
The Medicaid State Plan service for personal care in a home setting.
People who need for help with activities of daily living (ADL)
and or instrumental activities of daily living (IADL)
Medical need identified on DHS medical needs form (DHS 54A)
and signed by a Medicaid enrolled professional (Physician,
Nurse Practitioner, Occupational Therapist, or Physical Therapist)
Access: Request Home Help Services through Department of Human
Services either by telephone or mail or in-person.
See handout for more details
Home Help Program
Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADL)
All ADL and IADL services must be hands on care
Supervision is not a covered service