The Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP) is a Medicaid program that provides an alternate way to manage delivery of services to the chronically ill or physically disabled.
Platinum can help you with the eligibility and qualification process and provide nurses, therapists, and aides under the CDPAP program.
The Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP) is a New York State Medicaid program that allows consumers to recruit, hire, and direct their own home care workers. One of the highlights of the program is that it allows consumers to hire family members and friends.
Consumers must require assistance with activities of daily living of skilled care, have a stable medical condition, and be self direction or have a designated representative that is willing and able to direct care as per the program’s requirement.
As a general rule, yes. However, spouses may not serve as a personal assistant under CDPAP
Personal Assistants are not required to have certification.