Technology Dependent Waiver - Travis C. Waiver

Organization Name: Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN), Utah Department of Health
Address: 44 N Mario Capecchi Drive
PO Box 144610
UT 84114-4610
Phone: 801-584-8270
Toll Free Phone: 800-829-8200
Eligibility: An applicant must be under 21 years of age at the time of admission; qualify for Medicaid based on the child's income and assets; meet admission criteria for nursing facility (NF) care; have at least one caregiver trained and available to provide care; require skilled nursing and/or rehabilitation services at least five days per week and be dependent on one or more of the following: a mechanical ventilator; tracheostomy-based respiratory support; continuous or bi-level positive airway pressure support (C-PAP or Bi-PAP); or intravenous administration of nutritional substances and/or medications through a central line; and choose to receive home and community-based services. A limited number of children may be served; child may qualify, but be placed on a waiting list.
Services Provided: The Technology Dependent Waiver program provides the day-to-day administrative activities for Medicaid’s Home and Community-Based Waiver for Technology Dependent/Medically Fragile Individuals. The Centers of Medicare and Medicaid approve state waiver programs to offer an alternative to long-term care facilities by paying for supports and services to allow recipients to be cared for at home and in the community.
Services include:
Skilled Nursing Respite Care
Family Support Services
Home Health Certified Nursing Assistant
Extended Private Duty Nursing
In-Home Feeding Therapy
Financial Management Services
Family Directed Support
Provider Profiles: Carrie Carter Program Manager, Technology Dependent Waiver
Applications are taken through the Division of Family Health Services case manager.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 2/14/2018