The Three Ways to Arrange Medicaid Home Care Services
Agency option (agency-managed)
Select, schedule, and manage your attendants and substitutes, with input from you about your needs.
Set wages and benefits for your attendants.
Manage timesheets, payroll, and employment records.
Service responsibility option (co-managed)
If you choose SRO, you or your designated representative:
interview and select your attendants;
train and supervise your attendants; and
set schedules for your attendants.
Your provider agency:
Provides you with good applicants to interview, if you like.
Hires your attendant.
Sends a substitute if other plans fall through.
Sets wages and benefits for your attendants.
Manages timesheets, payroll, and employment records.
SRO is available in Bexar County as well as the Panhandle and South Plains regions of the state in these programs:
Community Attendant Services (CAS)
Family Care (FC)
Primary Home Care (PHC)
Consumer Directed Services employer (self-managed)
Who Provides Services
You recruit, hire, manage, train, and fire your employee.
Family, friends, and neighbors can be hired.
What Programs Use This Option
Consumer Managed Personal Assistance
Community Attendant Services
Community Living Support Services
Deaf-Blind Multiple Disabilities
Home and Community-based Services
Personal Care Services
Primary Home Care
Texas Home Living
STAR Health - Medically Dependent Children Program
STAR Kids - MDCP
STAR+PLUS - Home and Community-Based Services