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Multipurpose Senior Services Program (MSSP)

Provides Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) to Medi-Cal eligible individuals who are 65 years or older and disabled as an alternative to nursing facility placement.  The MSSP waiver allows the individuals to remain safely in their homes.

 

Type of Waiver

1915(c) Home and Community-Based Services Waiver

 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Medi-Cal individuals who, but for the provision of such services, would require the Nursing Facility (NF) level of care
  • Aged 65 years and older
  • Individuals shall only be enrolled in one HCBS waiver at any a time
  • Individuals must reside in a county with an MSSP Site
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Services Provided

  • Case Management
  • Personal Care Services
  • Respite Care (in-home and out-of-home)
  • Environmental Accessibility Adaptations
  • Housing Assistance/ Minor Home Repair, etc.
  • Transportation
  • Chore Services
  • Personal Emergency Response System (PERS)/ Communication Device
  • Adult Day Care / Support Center / Health Care
  • Protective Supervision
  • Meal Services - Congregate / Home Delivered
  • Social Reassurance / Therapeutic Counseling
  • Money Management
  • Communication Services: Translation / Interpretation
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Funding Source

State General Funds and Federal Medicaid Funds

  

Enrollment Cap

16,335

  

Waiver Term

July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2014

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Links for Additional Information

MSSP Waiver Application, July 1, 2004 – June 30, 2009
Social Security Act - Title XIX
1915(c) Home and Community-Based Services Waiver
Contact Information

 

Data Current as of May 29, 2007