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§ 15-131. Integrated care systems for adults with functional disabilities

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth--General

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Title 15. Assistance Programs (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. Medical and Pharmacy Assistance Programs (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Health - General, § 15-131
§ 15-131. Integrated care systems for adults with functional disabilities
In general
(a) The Department shall investigate development of integrated care systems and the feasibility and desirability of applying for a home- and community-based services waiver in order to maximize federal matching funds for the provision of services to adults who:
(1) Have functional disabilities, including Alzheimer's disease and related disorders;
(2) Have family income not greater than 200% of the federal poverty level; and
(3) Would otherwise require nursing home institutionalization.
Covered services
(b) The services covered under the waiver under this section may include:
(1) Routine and emergency respite care;
(2) Adult day care;
(3) Personal care;
(4) Case management; and
(5) Homemaker services.
(c) The Department may place a reasonable limit on the number of individuals or on the geographic area of the State included in the waiver under this section.


Added by Acts 1998, c. 135, § 1, eff. July 1, 1998.
MD Code, Health - General, § 15-131, MD HEALTH GEN § 15-131
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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