Welcome to the Homecare Planning Solutions Learning Center.
This portion of our website is dedicated to providing information on coverage and services for the elderly and disabled. We strive to present this information in a clear, concise, and user friendly format.
Please note: Much of the information provided in the Learning Center is only relevant to coverage and services in New York State. This is particularly true with regards to home care and Medicaid.
Please click on the links below to begin learning:
Medicaid Home Care
CDPAP – Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program
- What is CDPAP?
- Who is eligible to join CDPAP?
- Who can provide care under CDPAP? May family members serve as the personal assistant?
- Do personal assistants need a special license or certification to provide care under CDPAP?
- What kind of services are personal assistants able to administer under CDPAP?
- How does someone enroll in CDPAP?
- How does the personal assistant get paid under CDPAP?
- Pros and Cons of CDPAP vs Traditional Home Care
Home Care Providers in NY
Managed Long-Term Care (MLTC) Plans
- Different Types of Managed Long Term Care Plans
- Partial MLTC Plans
- PACE (Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly)
- MAP (Medicaid Advantage Plus)
- FIDA (Fully Integrated Dual Advantage)
- Enrolling in a Managed Long-Term Care Plan
- Making Changes in Managed Long-Term Care
Medicaid Pending Home Care
- What is Medicaid pending home care?
- What type of agency can provide Medicaid pending home care?
- Who is a candidate to receive Medicaid pending home care?
- How many hours of home care can someone get Medicaid pending?
Twenty-Four Hour Home Care
- Two ways someone may receive 24 hour home care: Split-Shift vs. Live-In
- Who may provide 24 hour home care?
- How to obtain 24 hour home care
- What if you are not approved?
- Who is Eligible for Medicare?
- Enrolling in Medicare
- Part A – Hospital Insurance
- Part B – Medical Services
- Part C – Managed Medicare (Medicare Advantage Plans)
- Part D – Prescription Drug Coverage
- What is not covered by Medicare?
- Making Changes to Your Medicare – Open Enrollment
Community Medicaid & Community Medicaid with Long-Term Care
- What is Covered?
- What are the Eligibility Requirements?
- What if your income or resources exceed the Medicaid limit?
- Common ways people with income above the Medicaid limit can qualify
- Common ways people with resources above the Medicaid limit can qualify
Pooled Income Trusts
- What is a pooled income trust?
- Who can use a pooled income trust to qualify for Medicaid?
- How does one document disability in New York State?
- Who administers a pooled income trust?
- How is money that has been deposited into a pooled income trust used?
- How often must a Medicaid beneficiary make deposits to their pooled income trust account?
- Submitting a pooled income trust to Medicaid