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An alternative to the traditional care delivery system, Arkansas’ IndependentChoices was the first program nationally that offered participant directed care as an option to its’ Medicaid population. Arkansas serves as a model for other states interested in implementing similar programs. This in depth procedures manual outlines the history, philosophy and detailed procedures for the program. Review examples of these enrollment and operating policies.
Populations:Fiscal Intermediary; Personal Assistant
Programs/Initiatives:Cash and Counseling
Keywords:Expenditures; Individualized Budget; Wages and Benefits; Eligibility; Enrollment
IC Case; General Administrative Information; Mail Procedures; Referrals; Quality Assurance Reports; Closed Files; Protection of Personal and Protected Health Information; Purchasing, Equipment, and Travel Reimbursement; Reimbursement Checks; IC RN Responsibilities and Expectations; Documentation; software
National Resource Center for Participant-Directed Services
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52310