The Medicaid Personal Care Program includes hands-on, in-home services provided to those who are medically and financially eligible. A medical assessment is completed by a physician, assets can be no greater than $2,000, and income can be no greater than $674 per month. Services are provided by Personal Care agencies; these agencies must have an approved certificate of need. Policies are described in the Bureau for Medical Services’ Personal Care Manual.
Services provided in Personal Care include assistance with:
- Personal Hygiene
- Environmental Support (Light Housekeeping)
- Health-Related Tasks
For more information about the Personal Care Program, please contact the Aging & Disability Resource Center in your area, call the Bureau of Senior Services’ Medicaid helpline at 866-767-1575, contact us online, or see contact information for Medicaid staff.