OHCA Policies and Rules
317:30-5-535. Homemaker Service in Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waiver for persons with an intellectual disability or certain persons with related conditions
(a) Introduction to waiver services. The Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA) administers HCBS Waivers for persons with an intellectual disability or certain persons with related conditions that are operated by Oklahoma Human Services (OKDHS) Developmental Disabilities Services (DDS). Each waiver allows payment for homemaker service as defined in the waiver approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
(b) Eligible providers. Homemaker services providers enter into contractual agreements with the OHCA to provide HCBS for persons with an intellectual disability or related conditions.
(1) Providers must complete the OKDHS DDS sanctioned training per Oklahoma Administrative Code 340:100-3-38.
(2) Homemaker service is included in the member's Individual Plan (Plan). Arrangements for this service must be made through the member's DDS case manager.
(3) Homemaker service includes general household activities, such as meal preparation and routine household care when the regular caregiver responsible for these activities is temporarily absent or unable to manage the home and care for others in the home.
(4) Limits are specified in the member's Plan.
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