6 The Medicaid Program classifies long-term care services along two broad services categories: institutional services and home and community based services. .
5 Eligibility for long-term care services : Long-term care services are offered to individuals who: 1) are Medicaid eligible, 2) meet specified long-term care criteria according to a standardized long-term care assessment instrument, and The agency has established specific long-term care criteria in regulations that are based on standard scores of Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) as well as medical/nursing needs.
Dependent usually means that someone needs human help to perform the function. Needing mechanical help would not be a dependency. An example of semi-dependent in behavior and orientation would be An example of semi-dependent in joint motion would be An example of semi-dependent in medication administration would be An example of dependent in mobility would be someone who needs human help to walk or wheel. Someone wheeling independently would be a semi-dependency; he would not be dependent.
Alzheimer’s and dementia are not considered mental diseases.
The most visible change will be the implementation of the new plastic Medicaid card. Here is an example of the format.
The first item pertains to forms that are to go to the Fiscal Agent.
If there are math errors we can correct them. If folks do not calculate hours correctly we will adjust the time. But the above issues will cause a time sheet not to be paid.
Make the point here that WE do not print the checks at Medicaid and therefore can not just write folks a check at any time. We have to transfer funds through the State Department of Accounts so it takes a lot of time to move this money to the account where the checks are drafted from. This is one reason why our flexibility is limited in getting people paid. They will get notices in the paychecks for direct deposit information.