Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) focuses on providing quality Medicaid funded services to eligible individuals in their homes and communities. HCBS is working to create a sustainable, person-driven long-term support system for people with disabilities, the elderly and people with chronic conditions so they have outcomes, such as independence, health and quality of life. HCBS endeavors to ensure a service delivery system that promotes opportunities for people:
To receive quality services that respect personal dignity and choice;
- To decide where and with whom they live;
- To have control over the services they receive and who provides those services;
- To work and earn money, and to include friends and supports to help them participate in community life.
The Office of HCBS is responsible for developing, implementing and managing the State’s medical assistance coverage and utilization policies for the following programs:
- Aged and Disabled Waiver (ADW),
- Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Waiver (IDDW),
- Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Waiver
- Traumatic Brain Injury Waiver (TBIW),
- Nursing Services such as:
- Private Duty Nursing (PDN),
- Personal Care,
- Behavioral Health Services including:
- Targeted Case Management (TCM),
- Behavioral Health Clinic,
- Behavioral Health Rehabilitation,
- Psychological Services, and
- Children with Disabilities Community Service Program (CDCSP).
For more information regarding the Office of Home and Community-Based Services, contact:
Patricia Nisbet, Director at (304) 356-4904.
The other HCBS service the Bureau for Medical Services offers is the Take Me Home, WV a Money Follows the Person Demonstration Grant initiative which consists of two parts:
- A transition program to identify Medicaid members living in long-term care facilities who wish to live in the community and help them do so, and;
- A rebalancing program through which states make system-wide changes that provide Medicaid members with long-term care needs the opportunity to live and receive services in their own homes and communities.
For more information on the Take Me Home, WV initiative, contact:
Marcus Canaday at 304-356-4926 or 1-855-519-7557
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