Attention Adult Care Homes and other Residential providers of Medicaid Direct Personal Care Services (PCS):
On Tuesday, January 16, 2024, at 3:00 – 4:00 PM, NCLIFTSS will host a PCS Stakeholder Meeting; use the link below to register:
Agenda topics will include:
To ensure your questions are addressed during the stakeholder meeting. Please send any questions you may have in advance of the meeting to the email address below with the subject “Stakeholder Meeting Question”.
For eligible Medicaid beneficiaries, Personal Care Services (PCS) provides hands-on assistance, by paraprofessional aides, for the five qualifying activities of daily living (ADLs) which include eating, dressing, bathing, toileting, and mobility. The amount of approved service is based on an assessment conducted by an independent assessment entity to determine the beneficiary’s ability to perform their ADLs.
To qualify for PCS, an individual must have a medical condition, disability or cognitive impairment, and demonstrates unmet needs for:
PCS program eligibility is determined by an independent assessment conducted by NC Medicaid or its designee, and is provided according to an individualized service plan.
The individual’s primary care or attending physician, physician assistant, or nurse practitioner must make the referral for the individual to be assessed for PCS using the Request for Independent Assessment for Personal Care Services Attestation of Medical Need Form (Form 3051).
Acentra will review the form and schedule an assessment.
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