Medicaid Waiver Information

WHAT IS THE MEDICAID WAIVER PROGRAM?

This program in a statewide long-term care option for Medicaid recipients. It allows eligible participants age 21 and older to reside in and receive care from a licensed residential care facility as an alternative to nursing home placement.

WHAT SERVICES ARE PROVIDED?

Assisted living services assist with personal care, housekeeping, laundry, medicine management, meals, non-medical transportation, social and recreational programs, and 24-hour on-site staff available to assist with needs.
Community transition services help clients obtain the things they need to transition from a nursing facility to an assisted living facility. These include household items essential for your health and safety and items to furnish a community residence. This is a need based service as determined by your care manager.


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Candidates for the waiver program must meet all of the following requirements to be eligible:
  • You must be age 21 or over; be Medicaid eligible;
  • Require hands on assistance with at least two of the     following: mobility, bathing, using the bathroom, dressing, grooming, eating and taking medication;
  • You must have care needs that can be safely met in residential care facility setting.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT:

www.directionhomeakroncanton.org/

https://www.caresource.com/providers/ohio

Official Health Care Info - HealthCare.gov‎

https://www.buckeyehealthplan.com/