ICF (Intermediate Care Facility)
ICF facilities are 6-bed group homes funded by Medicaid. These homes are certified and licensed by the state to provide a full range of training and care to individuals with intellectual and other develpomental disabilities. All services are paid by Medicaid and personal income is managed by the provider or representative payee. In the ICF program, SSI (Social Security Income) is discontinued and the client receives $60 a month in spending money. If the client works, a percentage of earnings is refunded to Medicaid. SSDI (Social Security Disability Income) funds can continue with a percentage repaid Medicaid.
ICF group homes include:
> 24 hours nursing supports
> Nutritional and dietary supports
> Behavior supports
> Medical and dental supports that are not funded by
> Active training to master new skills
HCS (Home and Community Support)
HCS facilities are 4-bed group homes that are available through the Home and Community Services Medicaid waiver program which is certified and licensed by the state. Individuals must be diagnosed with an intellectual disability and have an IQ of 75 or below with a related condition. Total annual cost for services is limited to a percentage of an annual reimbursement rate. Rates pay for all services, but do not pay for room and board or any personal care items. These must be paid for by the individual's SSI (Social Security Income) or personal funds.
Individuals with developmental disabilities who do not have Medicaid funding can private pay for services in a 6-bed or 4-bed group home