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Part 59      HOMEMAKER SERVICES

317:30-5-535.Home and Community-Based Services Waiver for persons with an intellectual disability or certain persons with related conditions

[Revised 06-25-12]
(a) Introduction to waiver services. The Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA) administers Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waivers for persons with an intellectual disability or certain persons with related conditions that are operated by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services Developmental Disabilities Services Division. Each waiver allows payment for homemaker or homemaker respite services as defined in the waiver approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
(b) Eligible providers. All homemaker services providers must enter into contractual agreements with the OHCA to provide HCBS for persons with an intellectual disability or related conditions.


 

317:30-5-536.Coverage

[Revised 07-25-08]
All homemaker or homemaker respite services must be included in the member's Individual Plan (IP). Arrangements for care under this program must be made with the member's case manager.

317:30-5-537.Description of services

[Revised 07-25-08]
Homemaker services include:
(1) Minimum qualifications. Providers must complete the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS) Developmental Disabilities Services Division (DDSD) sanctioned training curriculum in accordance with the schedule authorized by DDSD per OAC 340:100-3-38.
(2) Description of services.
(A) Homemaker services include general household activities, such as meal preparation and routine household care provided by a homemaker who is trained, when the regular caregiver responsible for these activities is temporarily absent or unable to manage the home and care for others in the home. Homemakers can help members with activities of daily living when needed.
(B) Homemaker respite services may include respite services provided to members on a short-term basis due to the need for relief of the caregiver. Services may be provided in any community setting as specified per the member's Individual Plan (IP).
(3) Coverage limitations. Limits are specified in member's IP. Members who are in the custody of OKDHS and in out-of-home placement funded by OKDHS Children and Family Services Division are not eligible for respite care.

317:30-5-538.Diagnosis codes [REVOKED]

[Revoked 07-01-13]

Disclaimer. The OHCA rules found on this Web site are unofficial. The official rules are published by the Oklahoma Secretary of State Office of Administrative Rules as Title 317 of the Oklahoma Administrative Code. To order an official copy of these rules, contact the Office of Administrative Rules at (405) 521-4911.