Long Term Living Home

Who can Participate?

In order to qualify for Money Follows the Person, individuals must:

  • Have resided in a nursing facility, Intermediate Care Facility for Mental Retardation (ICF/MR) or state hospital for at least 90 days;
  • Be actively receiving Medical Assistance or Medicaid benefits for at least 1 day prior to discharge/transition;
  • Be transitioning to a Qualified Residence, defined by federal government as:
    • A home owned or leased by the individual or the individual’s family member;
    • An apartment with an individual lease that has lockable doors (inside and out), and which includes living, sleeping, bathing and cooking areas over which the individual or the individual’s family has control;
    • A residence, in a community-based residential setting, in which no more than four unrelated individuals reside.
  • Meet the eligibility criteria for one of the following state Home and Community Based waiver programs:

To get more information about Money Follows the Person contact the Long Term Living Helpline at 1-866-286-3636

Participation: Referral/Enrollment Process, Informed Choice

Each eligible individual or the individual’s authorized representative will:

  • Be provided the opportunity to make an informed choice regarding participation in the MFP demonstration project.
  • Choose the qualified residence in which they will reside and the setting in which they will receive home and community based services and supports. Professional staff will be available to assist participants locate and secure a residence in the community.

Services Provided

This initiative builds upon existing services, supports and transitional efforts offered through the following Department of Public Welfare program offices:

To get more information about Money Follows the Person contact the Long Term Living Helpline at 1-866-286-3636

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