What Programs Are Available To Assist Elderly Adults in Kentucky?

Which state department assist seniors in Kentucky? The Department for Community Based Services (DCBS) operates the Medicaid Waiver programs in Kentucky for elderly adults.

What programs assist older adults in Kentucky? The Kansas Home and Community Based Waiver (HCBW) assists elderly adults in Kentucky. The Consumer Directed Option (CDO) is an alternative approach for delivery of non-medical, non-residential HCB services.

What is the best number to call to get started? For more information about the Kentucky Medicaid waiver programs, call
(855) 459-6328 or TTY 1 -855-326-4654.

To apply you must contact a home health agency or adult day health center in your area to complete a physician-ordered assessment. You are also required to complete a financial application at the local Department for Community Based Services office.
Mail applications to:
Office of the Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange
12 Mill Creek Park
Frankfort, KY 40601

OR Fax your application to: (502) 573-2005.

Is there a website?
http://chfs.ky.gov/dms/hcb.htm

Who Qualifies For Assistance?

Who qualifies for the Home and Community Based Waiver (HCBW)? To qualify for this program you must meet the following criteria: elderly or disabled; Meet nursing facility level of care (as defined in 907 KAR 1:022): who, without services, would be admitted to a nursing facility; and Are financially eligible for Medicaid services (special financial eligibility for Medicaid is applied for this program).

Is There a Waiting List For Services?

How long is the waiting list? 19,000 Kentuckians are on waiting lists for services from the Department of Aging and Independent Living. 9,000 are waiting for senior meals. 3,200 are waiting in need of homemaker services.

What Services Are Offered & What Are The Service Limitations?

What services does the Medicaid waiver program offer in Kentucky?
-The Home and Community Based Waiver (HCBW) offers the following service: Assessment;
Re-assessment; Case Management; Minor Home Adaptation; Adult Day Health Care; Homemaker; Personal Care; Attendant Care; and Respite Care.
-The Consumer Directed Option (CDO) is an alternative approach for delivery of non-medical, non-residential HCB services. These services now include: Support Broke; Homemaker; Personal Care; Attendant Care; Unskilled Respite Care; Goods and Minor Home Adaptation.

How Do You Select A Provider?

Who will provide my services? Unknown

Additional Information

Kentucky contracts for services through 14 Regional Boards. The 14 Regional Boards provide services for all persons living in the state of Kentucky, not just those with IDD.

KY Providers

Kentucky Providers

ADD YOUR COMPANY

ResCare (502) 222-5805
Serving Kentucky
ResCare offers residential and support services, education, vocational training and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels.


Three Rivers Home Care (606) 638-0521
Serving Kentucky- Louisa and Fort Gay
Services include: Wound care; Orthopedic rehabilitation; Heart disease and management; & Pain management.


ADD YOUR COMPANY HERE