• Allows a comprehensive home care provider to provide 245D basic support services under the provider’s home care license - without the additional requirement of obtaining a 245D license• Comprehensive home care provider must apply to Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) for a HCBS “designation” before providing 245D basic support services. • MDH will collect a supplemental fee for the “designation.”• The HCBS designation is added to the comprehensive home care license.• MDH staff will enforce 245D standards along with home care requirements.
Home care providers are required to obtain a 245D license for the following services:
• ANY 245D intensive support service • Any foster home or community residential setting that provides foster care or supported living services to one or more persons on a disability waiver (BI, CAC, CADI, and DD waivers). You do not need a 245D license if the foster home is only providing foster care to persons on the Elderly Waiver.Minnesota Department of Health – Home Care Licensing
Read Minnesota Statutes, section 144A.484 to learn more about the standards for providing 245D basic support services through a 245D desination on your comprehensive home care license.
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