Does Flamingo Care accept ASSISTED CARE SERVICES (ACS)?

Yes, we do. This is a Medicaid-based, state plan that provides care to eligible recipients who require an integrated set of Services on a 24- hour-per day basis. ACS recipients must demonstrate functional deterioration that makes it medically necessary for them to live on a supportive setting and receive integrated services, whether scheduled or unscheduled.

 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Age 18 and older
  • Assessed by a physician or health care practitioner as needing at least two of the four ACS components (for example, assistance with ADL’s or Medication Management, etc.)

INCOME/ASSET LIMIT AND PAYMENT:

  • Eligible for Medicaid based on participation in the SSI program or
  • Eligible for Medicaid through MEDS_AD program- INDIVIDUAL $808.00/MO. Income plus a $20 disregard; $5000 assets -COUPLE $1070/mo. Income: $6000 assets
  • Billed at a daily rate for days the recipient receives services in the facility. Daily rate for ACS is $9.28 per day, for a total of $278.40 for a 30-day month together with the resident’s payment for room and board. The reimbursement to the facility would be at least $866.80 (amounts subject to change).

NOTE: MUST OBTAIN A MEDICAID PROVIDER NUMBER TO BILL STATE DIRECTLY FOR SERVICES.

 

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