Developmentally Disabled/Continuous Nursing Care (DD/CNC) Program
Note: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has granted final approval for the merger of the DD/CNC with the NF/AH Waiver with and effective date of December 1, 2012.
The DD/CNC Waiver program provides 24-hour continuous skilled nursing care in home and community-based residential settings to persons with developmental disabilities who are medically fragile. The program currently assists approximately 45 individuals who reside in homes located in Desert Hot Springs, Fresno, Gardena, San Bruno, San Jose, Santa Rosa and Sylmar.
Eligibility criteria requires that DD/CNC Waiver participants be Medi-Cal eligible, enrolled in, and certified by a Regional Center as having a developmental disability, exhibit medical necessity for 24-hour continuous skilled nursing care and free of any clinically active communicable disease. Participants must also meet specific minimum medical criteria as described in the waiver.
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