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HOW TO ENROLL IN THE EPD WAIVER

Do you or your loved ones need Long Term Care away from a Nursing facility or Hospital. You can enroll with EPD Waiver. 

Contact


DCOA Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC)
500 K Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
Hours: 8:15am - 4:45pm
Email: EPDWaiver.dcoa@dc.gov 
Fax: (202) 724-4979
Phone: (202) 724-5626
TTY: (202) 724-8925Type your paragraph here.

WE ARE PERSON CENTERED

WE ARE CONFLICT FREE

DO YOU MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS?
You must meet the following eligibility requirements for enrollment into the EPD Waiver Program:

¨ ARE YOU a District of Columbia resident?
¨ ARE YOU a U.S. citizen or qualified alien?
¨ ARE YOU having income of less than 300% of SSI?
¨ ARE YOU having no more than $4,000 in countable assets.
¨ DO YOU need assistance with activities of daily living (bathing, grooming, transferring, Dressing, Feeding, Maintaining bowel and bladder control etc.)?
¨ ARE YOU an elderly (65 years of age or older)?
¨ OR, are you 18 to 64 years old and diagnosed as having a physical disability?

 

  • Coordinate EPD waiver services with other Medicaid services including
  • Referrals for transportation programs,
  • Medicaid state plan personal care aide services, Doctor visits,​ Nursing home care, and other District of Columba Medicaid services.
  • Communicate with other providers about a participant’s goals and progress,
  • Identify and resolve problems, and make referrals or linkages to community resources.
  • Ensure that our beneficiaries maintaining a cooperative relationship with.
  • Conduct monthly assessment visits in the participant’s home.
  • Follow-up to ensure that you meet the Level of Care and together with your circle of support develop your Person Centered Plan.
  • Guarantee that you will have the choice of selecting your Provider for Direct Care Services.  It is all about you.
  • Coordinate your waiver services to ensure safe, timely, and cost effective delivery
  • Provide you with all relevant information, assistance, and referrals where appropriate, related to public benefits and community resources, including other Medicaid services, Medicare, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), transit, housing, legal assistance, and energy assistance;
  • Provide support for you and your family as needed through additional visits, telephone calls.
  • Monitor the performance of medical equipment and refer malfunction(s) to appropriate providers
  • Maintain the records related to EPD Waiver services that you receive and complete documentations on time
  • Provide information to you, your authorized representative(s), family members, or legal guardian(s) about your rights,
  • Communicate with other providers regarding your goals and progress
  • Develop and implement a utilization review plan to achieve appropriate service delivery, ensure non-duplication of services, and evaluate the appropriateness, efficiency, adequacy, scope, and coordination of services;
  • Communicate promptly any major updates, issues, or problems to DHCF, or its designee; 
  • Perform other service-specific responsibilities and annual reassessment activities
  • Coordinate program modification requests ensuring that provider requirements including notices and steps to ensure safe discharge, suspensions, transfers or service terminations were met.  


 

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