General Relief Assistance provides for the most basic needs of many Alaskans without the personal resources to meet an emergent need and ineligible for assistance from other programs. General Relief Assistance is designed to meet the immediate, basic needs of Alaskans facing extreme financial crisis and is a temporary funding source for assisted living home placement. The waitlist will be in effect indefinitely and will not affect those currently receiving General Relief benefits. As openings become available, applicants on the waitlist will be selected in priority order based on the guidelines in Alaska Administrative Code 7 AAC Qualified licensed assisted living home providers can enter into an agreement with the Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Disabilities Services to provide eligible adult Alaska residents assisted living home services. Assisted living homes are not eligible to bill for services provided to General Relief recipients until they have an approved Provider Agreement, beginning on the day the Provider Agreement is approved.
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Is there a Medicaid waiver program in Alaska? What state department handles the Alaska waiver program? What programs assist people who have developmental disabilities in Alaska? The Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities IDD Waiver Unit, formerly known as the Developmental Disabilities Program, is responsible for the oversight of service providers and support systems of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities receiving funding through the Intellectual and Development Disabilities waiver in Alaska.
Alaska Medicaid's Adults with Physical & Developmental Disabilities Waiver
From Qualis Health's Anchorage office, our Alaskan staff administers behavioral health utilization review programs through public sector contracts. Comagine Health and the Alaska Department of Behavioral Health remain committed to the safety needs of their staff, network providers and the public. To reduce the likelihood of further exposure and possible contagion, we have jointly decided to cancel the AKBH May conference. All registrations will be canceled and refunded. For utilization review, case management and related activities, we are continuing to process requests and answer calls via our toll-free numbers during standard business hours.
Alaska Adults with Physical and Developmental Disabilities APDD , formerly called Adults with Physical Disabilities, is a Home and Community Based Medicaid Waiver intended for those 21 years of age or older with autism, an intellectual disability, or a developmental disability, which results in physical impairments. APDD enables individuals who cannot live independently, to continue to live in their home or in an assisted living facility, rather than in a nursing home facility. Examples of conditions that might qualify an individual for this waiver include cerebral palsy, spastic hemiplegia, intracranial injury, paraplegia, and quadriplegia.