In some cases, participants in our PASSPORT Medicaid home-care waiver program may be able to select and hire their own care workers. Not all family members qualify, and training and certification requirements may apply.
Spouses, parents, step-parents, authorized representatives, legally responsible family members, power of attorney, foster caregiver, authorizing health care professionals, and legal guardians are not eligible to be a consumer-directed provider.
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We accept nominations year-round via this website. Induction is held each year in May.