37.34.909 0208 MEDICAID HOME AND COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICES PROGRAM: SELF-DIRECTED SERVICES, REQUIREMENTS
(1) A person living in a natural home or private residence may elect to self-direct some or all of their waiver services using:
(a) an agency with choice model; or
(b) an employer authority using a financial management services (FMS) option.
(2) In order to elect a self-directed service option, the person must:
(a) receive Developmental Disabilities Program (DDP) Medicaid-funded waiver services; and
(b) live in their natural home or private residence in which the person's choice of services, support worker, and schedule for delivery of service has no adverse effect on other persons receiving waiver services.
(3) A person may opt out of self-directed services at any time and receive traditional agency-based services model.
(4) A person who chooses to disenroll from the self-directed service model must contact the case manager to schedule a planning meeting to determine the services he or she requires in the traditional agency-based services model.