Money Follows the Person – Take me home

West Virginia

“West Virginia was awarded a Money Follows the Person (MFP) Rebalancing Demonstration Grant by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in 2011… The purpose of the MFP initiative is to support state Medicaid programs in providing people with long-term care needs a greater choice of where to live and receive needed services and supports.”

“West Virginia’s Money Follows the Person initiative is called Take Me Home, West Virginia. The Program expects to transition at least 600 individuals from facility-based living to their own homes and communities over the demonstration period. The Program targets Medicaid beneficiaries who: Are elderly (65 and older); Have a physical disability, or Have a serious mental illness.”

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Medicaid & Employment
  • Medicaid Agencies
  • Segregated Day & Employment Services