What is MnCHOICES?

What is MnCHOICES?

MnCHOICES is a comprehensive web-based application that integrates assessment and support planning for Minnesotans who need long-term services and supports. MnCHOICES is for people of all ages who have any type of disability or need for long-term services and supports.

How do I get a MnCHOICES assessment?

Request a MnCHOICES intake assessment by filling out the online MnCHOICES Referral Form or by calling 651-266-3613.

How long is a MnCHOICES assessment good for?

60 days
A MnCHOICES assessment is valid for 60 days, and the county can update it to add an extra 30 days.

What is the Minnesota choice assessment?

MnCHOICES is an assessment and planning tool used by counties, tribal nations and managed-care organizations. The MnCHOICES Assessment uses a person-centered approach to gather information and help you make decisions about your long-term services and supports.

What is a Cadi waiver?

The Community Access for Disability Inclusion (CADI) Waiver provides funding for home and community-based services for children and adults, who would otherwise require the level of care provided in a nursing facility.

Who qualifies for Cadi?

To be eligible for CADI Waiver services, a person must meet all these criteria: Be certified disabled by the State Medical Review Team or by the Social Security Administration. Be under the age of 65 years when the waiver is opened. Be determined to require the level of care provided to individuals in a nursing …

How do I get certified by SMRT disabled?

SMRT verifies that the client is likely to meet disability criteria, has a condition requiring treatment or medication and could be in a life-threatening situation without treatment or medication. There are two options for submitting SMRT referrals: l Fax the referral to 651-431-7461 or 800-311-3137.

What is SMRT MN?

The State Medical Review Team (SMRT) is a group of medical professionals and staff at the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) who complete disability determinations for healthcare eligibility for Medical Assistance (MA).