Announcing Community First Choice Program (CFC)
~~This is a “new program that is part of the Medicaid reform initiative also known as 1915(k).Provides Personal Care Services and other supports in the recipient’s home as an alternative to institutional care.
All recipients who currently meet an institutional level of care and receive both Home and Community Based Waiver Services and Personal Care Services have predetermined eligibility; these recipients have received a letter of notification* (see link to letter below).
What Services are Available from the CFC Program?....Skills training – Recipients may be eligible to receive skills training from a personal care assistant (PCA), so that the recipient can learn to do activities more independently.
Worker supervision - Recipients can receive training to help manage their PCAs.
- Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)
- Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Senior and Disability Services