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FAQ

Most Common FAQs

We know the process may seem daunting.  We’re here to help and answer any questions you have!  Feel free to call us anytime, or read the FAQs below to find your answers.

Who Is Eligible For Care?

Who Can Be a Caregiver?

We are here for you so you can be there for them.

Managing this on your own can be an ongoing, full time job. Your Choice Home Care manages the process for you so you can focus on caring for your loved one.

DDD FAQ

Payment FAQs

The caregiver pay rate for Developmental Disabilities is $20+ per hour and $30+ per hour for an acuity. Caregivers providing home care to individuals with an acuity that requires BCBA or Nurse supervision pays up to $30+ per hour.

The number of hours you can work depends on:

  1. How many hour the client is approved for and
  2. How many hours the individual receiving care wants you to work.

No, there is no required minimum number of hours to work.  However, it is important to keep in mind what the client needs care wise.

Medicaid & Medicare

YES.  At this time, the program is only for Medicaid recipients.  If you think your loved one may be eligible for Medicaid but they do not currently have it, please call us and we can assist you further.

Medicaid is a state and federal program that helps people obtain the care they need.  This program is specific to people on Medicaid.

If your loved one has Medicaid (or can qualify for it) and need regular help with daily activities such as shopping, cleaning, bathing, or grooming, there is a very good chance they are eligible to hire a loved one to assist with this care.

Yes!  As long as you have Medicaid in addition to Medicare, you can qualify for this program.

Caregiver FAQs

Hours are totally flexible and should be worked out with your loved one based on their needs.  You will need to properly log all of your hours when you are providing care.

We have an easy to use app for caregivers to easily log hours.  You can use your smart phone, tablet, or desktop - whichever you prefer!

Your Choice Home Care is committed to ensuring you get paid correctly, and fast!  If there is an issue with your pay, just let us know and we will work with you to resolve it.

YES! After six months of service, you are eiligible to participate.

Yes!  When you are onboarding we will cover the options we offer for coverage.

No, only the customer who is receiving care must have Medicaid to be eligible.

What Activities
Do Caregivers Do?

What Activities Do Caregivers Do?

Many people who have developmental disabilities require assistance in tasks like taking medication, cooking and eating, cleaning the house, and more. 

Caregivers (also known as Direct Support Professionals or DSPs) provide support for many aspects of life for people with developmental disabilities. They might…

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