Enrollment in Care Coordination Services
Elegibilidad de la OPWDD + Inscripción en Medicaid = Gestión de la atención
Get started with enrollment. Call us at 855-543-3756.
Enrollment in Care Coordination services is an important but sometimes lengthy process. This is especially true for parents and family members who are juggling many roles and priorities in caring for their loved ones with developmental disabilities.
LIFEPlan CCO ofrece un servicio de inscripción único, con especialistas en conexión de cuidados que guían a las familias a través del proceso de inscripción para obtener servicios para discapacitados. Estos servicios pueden ser de habilitación en la comunidad, de relevo, de empleo, de alojamiento, de atención sanitaria y otros para que la persona con discapacidad tenga la mejor vida posible.
The Care Connection Enrollment Specialist assists families in applying for Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) eligibility and Medicaid. This specialist shares information about required documents and procedures and guides Members through the steps they need to take as requirements of the state and federal service system.
Requisitos del diagnóstico calificado
- El inicio de la enfermedad se produce antes de los 22 años
- Se espera que la condición sea permanente.
- El diagnóstico afecta a la vida cotidiana e independiente
- Conditions include intellectual disability, autism, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, neurological impairments, familial dysautonomia, Prader-Willi syndrome, and others.
Duración del proceso de elegibilidad
Once a person connects with LIFEPlan CCO, we will walk you through the eligibility and enrollment process as needed. Timing is based on the county you live in and your personal circumstances. Generally, you should plan for several months from start to finish. Once approved for disability services, the individual will officially enroll with LIFEPlan CCO.
Inscripción en el LIFEPlan
What to Expect from Your Care Manager
The Care Manager assists people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families as they navigate OPWDD and other service systems, guiding them to create a Life Plan. A Care Manager is assigned to each Member, helping them to establish and maintain the appropriate services.
¿Por qué elegir LIFEPlan?
LIFEPlan is a parent-led CCO. Nick Cappoletti, LIFEPlan CEO, knows what parents and families experience in caring for a child with a disability. For more than 30 years, Nick has been his son Mark’s chief advocate and caregiver. He has helped Nick navigate many obstacles due to developmental disabilities. His firsthand knowledge of raising Mark guides Nick’s vision for LIFEPlan.
An extensive, personal, year-round training program supports Care Managers. This includes weekly OPWDD guidance, seminars on physical, mental, and behavioral health, and a personalized online learning portal with dozens of modules on Care Management, OPWDD regulations, disabilities, health and wellness support, and more. LIFEPlan Care Managers are trained on average 75 to 100 hours each year.
Members are represented by a large, active Member and Family Advisory Council representing all six regions. Sixty self-advocates, parents, siblings, and other caregivers make up the MFA Councils, which meet four to six times per year to discuss and plan for advocacy related to Care Management and needs in the broader IDD sphere. Each region is also staffed by a parent liaison. This liaison interacts with Members and families with a focus on advocacy, leadership, and member education.