What Programs Are Available To Assist People With Disabilities in Florida?
Is there a Medicaid waiver program in Florida? Florida has several waivers including:
Project AIDS Care;
Assisted Living for the Elderly;
Alzheimer's Disease Program;
Channeling for the Frail Elderly;
Aged and Disabled Adult;
DD Individual Budgeting;
Familial Dysautonomia Waiver;
What state department handles the Medicaid waiver program in Florida? The Agency For Persons With Disabilities handles the Medicaid waiver program for persons with developmental disabilities. This program is iBudget Florida.
What programs assist people who have developmental disabilities in Florida? iBudget Florida is the Medicaid Waiver program for persons with Developmental Disabilities. Consumer Directed Care Plus (CDC +) is an alternative to iBudget which gives the consumer the opportunity to hire workers and vendors directly. Paid workers may even be family members or friends.
What is the best number to call to get started? Telephone: (850) 488-4257 Toll-Free: 1-866-APD-CARES or 1-866-273-2273
Is there a website? ibudgetflorida.org