Clients enrolled in the TA Waiver have a trach and/or are ventilator dependent. Those clients can receive the following services through Medicaid and may include:
- Case Management - each client has a case manager that coordinates their care. This includes arrangement of services, regular monthly home visits, development and updates to the plan of care, provision of information and referrals for other community programs, and assistance in applying for benefits and entitlements.
- Personal care - provides assistance with eating, bathing, dressing, caring for personal hygiene, toileting, transferring from bed to chair, ambulation, maintaining continence and other activities of daily living (ADLs).
- Private Duty Nursing – provides skilled medical monitoring, direct care, and intervention for individuals 21 and over to maintain him/her through home support. This service is necessary to avoid institutionalization
- Medical Supplies - Medical supplies are necessary to maintain the recipient’s health, safety, and welfare and to prevent further deterioration of a condition such as decubitus ulcers.
- Assistive Technology - devices, pieces of equipment or products that are modified, customized and used to increase, maintain or improve functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities. It also includes any service that directly assists an individual with a disability in the selection, acquisition or use of an Assistive Technology device.