What do these programs offer and who do they serve?
The programs provide assistance with activities of daily living to Medicaid recipients who have a chronic illness, medical condition or disability. Services are provided in the eligible individual's home or community residence (waiver participants may receive services in an assisted living facility). Other services in each program vary. Please see each program’s fact sheet for information about the specific services provided through the program.
How Do I Apply To Receive These Services?
To apply, please contact the Department at 410-767-1739. Qualified applicants must meet both the Medicaid Program’s financial and medical requirements. An assessment completed by your Local Health Department determines medical eligibility. Financial eligibility is determined by either the local Department of Social Services or by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Once you are determined eligible, each participant or his or her representative will choose an approved Supports Planning Agency to guide them through developing a plan for services.
What Services Are Provided?
Services provided in the program include assistance, or items that substitute for assistance, with the following activities of daily living:
Individuals who need help with activities of daily living may also receive help with:
MyLTSS is an interactive online tool available to recipients of Personal Assistance Services. Click the MyLTSS link above to learn more.
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