Amends the provisions governing long-term personal care services (LT-PCS) in order to: 1) clarify that instrumental activities of daily living can be provided outside of the participant's home, if approved; 2) remove language regarding relatives that can be direct service workers (DSWs); 3) remove language requiring documentation of place of service in hardcopy service logs; 4) clarify language regarding payment of DSWs at least at the current federal or state minimum hourly wage; and 5) add language regarding the state’s authority to set and change LT-PCS rates and/or provide lump sum payments to providers based upon funds allocated by the legislature.
Contact Information: Tara A. LeBlanc, Bureau of Health Services Financing, P.O. Box 91030, Baton Rouge, LA 70821-9030
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