Self-Directed Care

210-RICR-50-10-2 ACTIVE RULE

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2.6Enrollment and Disenrollment


2.8Participant Rights and Responsibilities

2.9Screening Requirements for PCAs

2.10Personal Choice Program

2.11Independent Provider

Title 210 Executive Office of Health and Human Services
Chapter 50 Medicaid Long-Term Services and Supports
Subchapter 10 Home & Community Based LTSS
Part 2 Self-Directed Care
Type of Filing Amendment
Regulation Status Active
Effective 03/08/2023

Regulation Authority:

Chapters 40-6 and 40-8 of the Rhode Island General Laws
as amended; Title XIX of the Social Security Act

Purpose and Reason:

This amendment increases the minimum wage in regulation for the Personal Choice and Independent Provider programs to ensure a minimum wage of $15 per hour, in accordance with the FY2023 Budget as Enacted. This amendment also increases the maximum wage for the Personal Choice program to $21 per hour. In addition, the regulation clarifies that personal care attendants providing direct care to individuals in these programs must submit to a national criminal background check supported by fingerprints as required by law. Finally, the amendment adds detail to clearly and accurately define the features and requirements of these programs.