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Long Term Care

Institutional Long Term Care

Civil Money Penalty (CMP) Grant Awards Program
The goal of the Mississippi Division of Medicaid Civil Money Penalty Grant program is to facilitate the use of Federally Imposed Civil Money Penalty Funds to support activities that support, protect and benefit residents living in nursing facilities. Only CMP fund applications that meet the statutory intent of the regulations, Federal law and policy will be considered.

Long Term Care Transition to Community Referral (TCR)
Effective April 5, 2021, the Mississippi Access to Care (MAC) Center is replacing Mississippi Division of Medicaid (DOM) as the designated Local Contact Agency to receive and distribute Transition to Community Referrals (TCR) to the appropriate case management agencies (CMA).  Please see the following link for the new fillable form and instructions.

Long Term Care Pre-Admission Screening
To enter a Long Term Care program (except Hospice and ICF/IID) , an eligible Beneficiary must have a Pre-Admission Screening Application completed by a health care professional . A score of 50 or above is the required threshold to be considered for entry into the Long Term Care programs of Nursing Homes; Elderly and Disabled Waiver, Independent Living Waiver and Traumatic Brain Injury/Spinal Cord Injury Waiver; and Assisted Living Waiver programs.  Any exceptions are noted in the Administrative Code Title 23 Medicaid, Part 207.

Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID)
The Office of Mental Health is responsible for the development, monitoring and enforcement of policy for intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual disabilities approved by Medicaid and federal certification requirements established by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid.

Nursing Facilities and Case Mix Reimbursement
All Medicaid certified nursing facilities are surveyed and receive a case mix review annually.

Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) and Long Term Care Programs

DOM is responsible for administering five areas which include the AL waiver, E&D waiver, IL waiver, ID/DD and the TBI/SCI waiver. HCBS programs offer in-home services to help people live at home instead of in nursing homes. You must apply and be approved for these services. Click on the links below to learn more about HCBS waivers and programs.