What is Money Follows the Person?
Money Follows the Person (MFP) helps people living in nursing homes, hospitals, or intermediate care facilities for those with intellectual and development disabilities successfully return to their communities.
MFP helps people find a place to live that meets their needs and wants and helps them find the services they need to keep living there.
MFP is a federally funded program that provides options for older adults and/or people with disabilities. The program helps people identify barriers to living on their own and provides one-time transition support and ongoing service support that isn’t typically covered by South Dakota Medicaid.
Who is eligible for MFP?
Participation in South Dakota’s MFP Demonstration Project is open to any adult, age 18 or older, who meets the following eligibility criteria:
The South Dakota MFP Operational Protocol, approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, guides the MFP program in South Dakota.
The Department of Social Services is seeking applications from organizations interested in fulfilling the Transition Coordinator role outlined in the South Dakota MFP Operational Protocol.
Applications are due to the Department of Social Services no later than close of business on Friday, February 28, 2014.
Informational Q&A LiveMeeting for interested providers - Tuesday, February 11, 2014
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