Free Education Workshop - Navigating the Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP)

Free Education Workshop - for people with disabilities, caregivers, and professionals.
Tue, February 11, 2020 - 10:00 am-12:00 pm (EST) 

Developmental disability-related topics for people with disabilities, caregivers, and professionals.

Navigating the Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP)

Presenters: Joe Policastro, Assistant Director of CDPAP Operations at Premier Home Health Care Services, Inc. and Megan Shergill, Director of CDPAP Operations at Premier Home Health Care Services, Inc.

Come learn about the Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP)- the program that allows for family members, friends, or individuals in the community to be to be the caregiver of a person with a developmental disability and get paid through Medicaid.

  • Who is eligible for CDPAP, and how easy it is to enroll
  • Bust the common myths about CDPAP
  • How an individual signs up to become a CDPAP caregiver
  • Benefits that CDPAP offers for consumers and caregivers
  • Scope of practice for people with disabilities in CDPAP, and how it differs from traditional home care
  • How CDPAP and OPWDD programs can be used together
  • Discussion of the latest updates in home care and CDPAP, and what to do if your current CDPAP agency is cutting rates or refusing to work with your health plan. 

Photo ID will be required to enter this address. Pre-registration is also required.