What is the required course of action I should take to benefit from home care services? The road to in-home supportive service may be different from one state to another. Completing the Minnesota PCA Assessment is mandatory to all those who want to benefit from in home care in this state. The MN Department of Human Services has put together this FAQ guide to help you gain a better understanding of the PCA assessment.
What is the Minnesota PCA assessment?
The MN PCA Assessment is a process meat to evaluate your home health, with the purpose of determining if PCA services are your best option. This assessment is conducted by the Minnesota Department of Human Services.
How does the assessment process go?
You’ll receive the visit of an assessor who will review your daily needs and your health situation. You’ll have to answer questions about your health, your current medication, and your habits. You’ll also receive information on the various home care programs and services that might best suit you.
What happens after the assessment?
Within 10 days, you’ll receive a copy of your PCA assessment and home care service planning, as well as a letter stating the maximum PCA time you qualify for. Next, you can go ahead and pick a home care services provider and decide upon the right service schedule.
How often will I need to undergo an assessment?
You have to complete an assessment on yearly basis or whenever your health situation changes significantly.
Do you have any other questions? Contact us now and we will be happy to explain you the PCA process step by step, in order for you to get the right home care service time.