If the Levy renewal doesn’t pass we will have to make some very difficult decisions. This particular levy makes up approximately 20% of our annual budget.
Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) waiver program in Fiscal Year 2019 over 13 million dollars’ worth of services were authorized, coordinated and delivered to individuals in our community in Scioto County.
Due to federal and state mandates every county board in the State of Ohio is directed to no longer directly provide Medicaid HCBS waiver services such as Transportation and Adult Day Services.
Home and Community Based Services Waivers allow individuals to live, work, and remain or become a part of their local community rather than receiving services in settings such as Long Term Care Facilities or Nursing homes.
The average local cost of services for the following age groups are: Early Childhood (0-6) Children (6-21) Adults (22 and Up) $8763 $24,474 $9,225 This doesn’t include HCBS waiver match.