SOURCE Medicaid Wavier Program

SOURCE

The Right Services - At the Right Time - In the Right Place

  • Helps seniors and individuals of all ages with disabilities remain in their own homes or in the community, as an alternative to a nursing home

  • Assists caregivers who need help in caring for their loved one

SOURCE is a Medicaid Waiver Program offering an array of services to help persons stay in the community. It is similar to the Community Care Services Program, but only serves individuals who have SSI or Public Law Medicaid. It is a very cost effective program in comparison to nursing home care. The services provided include:

  • Adult Daycare

  • Emergency Response Systems

  • Personal Support Service, which includes assistance with bathing, light housekeeping, laundry, shopping, meal preparation and respite

  • Home Delivered Meals

  • Skilled Nursing Service

  • Out of Home Respite Care

  • Alternative Living Services, which provides meals, personal care and supervision in an approved personal care home

To receive services through SOURCE, an individual must: Be willing to use a SOURCE enrolled physician for primary care Have SSI or Public Law Medicaid Have a physical impairment that causes limitations with self-care and which meets the criteria for a nursing home level of care (this can include dementia) Have health and personal needs that can be met safely in the community and within established cost limits


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