Assistance Services (CPAS)
ABOUT THE PROGRAMS
What do these
programs offer and who do they serve?
programs provide assistance with activities of daily living to Medicaid
recipients who have a chronic illness, medical condition or disability. Services are provided in the eligible
individual’s home or community residence (waiver participants may receive
services in an assisted living facility).
Other services in each program vary.
Please see each program’s fact sheet for information about the specific
services provided through the program.
Community Options Waiver Fact Sheet (click here)
Community First Choice Fact Sheet (click here)
Community Personal Assistance Services Fact Sheet (clickhere)
Resource Guide for Supports Planners and Providers (click here)
How do I apply to
receive these services?
apply, please contact the Department at 410-767-1739. Qualified applicants must meet both the
Medicaid Program’s financial and medical requirements. An assessment completed by your Local Health
Department determines medical eligibility.
Financial eligibility is determined by either the local Department of
Social Services or by the Maryland Department of Health. Once you are determined eligible, each
participant or his or her representative will choose an approved Supports
Planning Agency to guide them through developing a plan for services.
What services are
provided in the program include assistance or items that substitute for
assistance, with the following activities of daily living:
Mobility, including transferring from
place to place
Individuals who need help with activities of daily living
may also receive help with:
Household services related to medical
Escort services to a medical
Personal hygiene and grooming
Personal Care Program
This program may be helpful to you or someone you know that
Eligible for Medical Assistance
Disabled and under a doctor´s care for
a chronic illness or disability
Needs help with simple daily activities
Moderately at risk of
institutionalization (i.e. nursing home)
Referrals can be accepted at
Talbot County Health Department by telephone, fax, mail, or in person. A licensed registered nurse will complete an
evaluation for services in the client’s home or place of residence. Medical information from the client’s medical
provider is required.
County Health Department Contact Info:
more information on Maryland Home and Community Based services, fact sheets,
100 S. Hanson St, Easton MD, 21629