Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52118
Liability issues pertaining to consumer-directed personal assistant services are discussed in this report. Issues are divided into topics including consumer-worker relationships, the risk of fiscal agents, the risk of consultants, and the risk for states and government entities. The report goes onto provide options to address liability risks.
First illustrating the US workers’ compensation system, this article continues to detail worker’s compensation programs and how they function. A historical overview and the basic objective of worker’s compensation laws are also reviewed. The article ends with a discussion of issues, challenges, and promising practices.
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52117
Four presentations were given on the effects of the Cash & Counseling Original Demonstration. Topics include quality of care, worker outcomes, Medicaid costs, and implementation lessons. In addition, a link to the webcast is available.
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52116
In order to get the word out about their Medicaid Buy-In Program, the state of Texas has provided this documentation. Review the presentation to get a general overview of eligibility requirements, benefits, rights and payment premiums. The flyer provides a list of the main MIG objectives.
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51861
In this collection of informational materials, Ohio outlines what its Medicaid Buy-In for Workers with Disabilities (MBIWD) program is. Documents include an explanatory booklet, flyer and fact sheets. A website link with the government site that houses these documents, application forms and additional information is also included. While this material was intended for consumer use, it could serve as a guide to other states contemplating or running a similar MIG program.
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51857