nursing delegation pays for nurses to train direct service providers to perform
certain tasks previously only performed by a nurse. This change supports people
with medical needs who would prefer to receive care from trusted staff at home
and during the day. Waiver nursing delegation is available as part of each of
the department’s waivers.
A new option
for homemaker/personal care services includes participant-direction.
Participant-directed services offer a way for someone enrolled in a waiver to
hire, train, and supervise direct care providers. The participant-directed homemaker/personal care service replaces the Community Inclusion service
previously included in the Self-Empowered Life Funding Waiver, also called SELF Waiver.
Inclusion – Transportation service will be replaced by a different
transportation service that has an set maximum reimbursement rate.
an increased daily billing unit raises the maximum reimbursement from $403.98
to $508.30 to accommodate recent rate increases and rate add-ons and decrease
the number of daily rate application exemption requests that are required.
detail in the approved waiver amendments below.
Level One amendment with approval letter
IO amendment with approval letter
SELF amendment with approval letter