Technology Dependent Waiver

Organization Name: Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN), Utah Department of Health
Address: 44 N Mario Capecchi Drive
PO Box 144610
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4610
Phone: 801-584-8270
Toll Free Phone: 800-829-8200
Eligibility: An applicant must be under 21 years of age; 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 or 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: Home and community-based services including skilled nursing respite care for technology dependent, medically fragile individuals with complex medical conditions who would otherwise require care in a Medicaid enrolled-skilled nursing facility.

Provider Profiles: Carrie Carter Program Manager, Technology Dependent Waiver
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 8/13/2015