WHAT IS MEDICAID SERVICE COORDINATION (MSC)?
MSC is a Medicaid State Plan service provided by the Office of Mental
Retardation and Developmental Disabilities which assists persons
with mental retardation and developmental disabilities in gaining
access to necessary services and supports. MSC is provided by qualified
coordinators and uses a person centered planning process. MSC promotes
individual choice, individualized services and supports, and consumer
ELIGIBLE FOR MSC?
A person must meet all of the following criteria:
||Must be enrolled in Medicaid.
||Must have a documented diagnosis of mental
retardation or developmental disability.
||Must demonstrate a need for ongoing and comprehensive
|| Must choose to receive MSC.
||Must not permanently live in an ICF, Developmental
Center, Psychiatric Hospital, Small Residential Unit, Nursing
Facility, Hospital or any other Medicaid funded institutional
setting that provides service coordination.
||Must not be enrolled in another comprehensive
Medicaid long-term care Service Coordination (e.g. Long Term
Home Health Care).
WHAT IS THE ROLE OF MEDICAID SERVICE COORDINATOR
The MSC helps explore what the person wants and needs in life, and
then assists them in getting it. The activities of the MSC fall
into three general categories:
• Individualized Service Planning
• Record Keeping
Oswego Industries, Inc. is an approved provider
of MSC, and serves those aged 21 and older.