On April 22, the NH Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services released its “Request for Applications” for provision of In-Home Care, In-Home Health Aide and In-Home Nursing Level of Care Services funded thru Title III and Title XX federal block grants. The programs support at-risk individuals who are not otherwise eligible for similar services thru a Medicaid waiver program, Medicaid, Medicare or the VA.
The application seeks licensed home care agencies to serve as vendors for the July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015 contract year. Agencies licensed through He-P 822 or 809 may apply to be an In-Home Care provider. Applicants for In-Home Health Aide and/or Nursing Services must be 809 agencies. Applicants may apply to provide all or some of the services, but must stipulate a defined geographic area. The payment rates are as follows:
- In-Home Care, $16.75/hour
- In-Home Health Aide, $12.50/half-hour
- In Home Nursing, $24.50/half-hour
Questions about the RFA must be made in writing and can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 29th. DHHS will post responses to questions on its website by May 2nd. Applications must be received at DHHS by 2:00pm EST on May 8th.