Support Broker Services

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    Taxonomy Code: DM-6000.8000

    Programs that help older adults or people with disabilities and their caregivers develop a personal plan and budget for purchasing in-home services and/or supports that will help them avoid premature institutionalization. Support brokers help people select, employ, train and schedule personal care attendants and other support providers; define worker responsibilities and tasks; evaluate and monitor results; advocate and problem solve, as required; coordinate service delivery; and arrange for other services as needed by the person to remain at home. Support brokers monitor the individual's budget and represent the person when dealing with service providers but do not provide direct supportive living services.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    SELF DIRECTION/FISCAL INTERMEDIARYOffers Nassau and Suffolk County residents with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and their families the ability to select services and providers that are most suited to their needs. Offers self-directed community habilitation, respite and SEMPT (supported employment). Assisted by a Fiscal Intermediary and Support Broker, individuals and family members learn how to implement HCBS (Home & Community Based) waiver services establish a habilitation plan, assess needs, and budget allocated Medicaid funds.NassauSELF DIRECTION/FISCAL INTERMEDIARYCOMMUNITY MAINSTREAMING ASSOCIATES, INC.
    SUPPORT BROKERAGE AND FISCAL INTERMEDIARY SERVICESSupport Brokerage services are offered to individuals who self-direct some or all of their services. A Support Broker assists the individual initially with developing a self-directed budget and then with the day-to-day management of self-directed services. A Support Broker provides support and training to individuals and their families regarding the ongoing decisions and tasks associated with self-direction. Fiscal Intermediary services include tasks which support a participant who self directs an individualized budget. This includes tasks such as billing and payment of approved goods and services, fiscal accounting and reporting, Medicaid and corporate compliance, and general administrative supports. The Fiscal Intermediary is the employer of record for staff hired by the participant know as "Self-Hired".SuffolkSUPPORT BROKERAGE AND FISCAL INTERMEDIARY SERVICESDEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES INSTITUTE

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