What is CAP/DA
Community Alternatives Program for Disabled Adults (CAP/DA)
The Community Alternatives Program for Disabled Adults (CAP/DA) is a Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services. This waiver program provides a cost-effective alternative to institutionalization for a beneficiary, in a specified target population, who is at risk for institutionalization if specialized waiver services were not available. These services allow this targeted individual to remain in or return to a home and community-based setting. This waiver supplements, rather than replaces, the formal and informal services and supports already available to an approved Medicaid beneficiary.
What Home- and Community-based services are approved in the CAP/DA waiver?
- Adult day health;
- CAP In-home aide;
- Equipment, modification and technology;
- Meal preparation and delivery;
- Respite services - Institutional respite and In-Home Aide respite;
- Personal Emergency Response Services (PERS);
- Specialized medical supplies;
- Goods and services – Participant, Individual-directed, Pest eradication, Nutritional services, Non-medical transportation and Chore services-declutter and garbage disposal;
- Community transition;
- Community integration;
- Training, education and consultative;
- Coordinated caregiving;
- Case management – case management and care advisement;
- Personal assistance;
- Financial management; and
- Consumer directed services
Who is eligible for CAP/DA?
- A disabled adults 18 years old and older.
- An individual who is determined to require a level of institutional care under the State Medicaid Plan.
- An individual who needs at least one or more CAP/DA home-and community-based services based on a reasonable indication of need assessment that must be coordinated by a CAP/DA case manager.