5.05.6 Functional screen

DHA Case No. FCP 209869 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals January 12, 2024) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF In general, the ADRC has 30 days from the date of request to determine functional eligibility or provide notice of a delay; IM has 30 days from the date of application to determine financial eligibility. In this […] Read more

DHA Case No. CWA 208719 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals October 23, 2023) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF An IRIS participant may be involuntarily disenrolled for loss of functional eligibility. In this case, the agency attempted to disenroll the petitioner from the IRIS self-directed personal care (SDPC) program only, not IRIS itself, for loss of functional […] Read more

DHA Case No. CWA 208939 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals August 21, 2023) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF When a person must use adaptive aids to perform an activity of daily living (ADL), this counts as needing assistance with the ADL for functional eligibility. In this case, the petitioner was disenrolled from IRIS after a […] Read more

DHA Case No. CWA 209455 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals October 2, 2023) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF An individual is functionally eligible for IRIS if he or she needs a “nursing home” level of care, as determined by the functional screen. In this case, the two most recent functional screens found the petitioner needed […] Read more

DHA Case No. FCP 206782 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals January 11, 2023) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF To be functionally eligible for Family Care, a person must fall into one of the program’s target groups in addition to needing a nursing home level of care. In this case, the petitioner needed help with one […] Read more

DHA Case No. FCP 189662 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals January 14, 2019) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF An individual is functionally eligible for Family Care if he or she needs a “nursing home” level of care, as determined by the functional screen. In this case, the petitioner was enrolled in Family Care and receiving […] Read more

DHA Case No. CWA 189325 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals January 8, 2019) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF When a person must use adaptive aids to perform an activity of daily living (ADL), this counts as needing assistance with the ADL for functional eligibility. In this case, the petitioner held onto the bed rail when […] Read more

DHA Case No. FCP 207851 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals August 31, 2023) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF An MCO must determine whether a requested service is medically necessary and cost-effective. But in this case, the petitioner’s mother and guardian refused to cooperate with the MCO’s attempts to get the information it needed to make […] Read more

DHA Case No. FCP 208522 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals June 28, 2023) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF An individual is functionally eligible for Family Care if he or she needs a “nursing home” level of care, as determined by the functional screen. In this case, the petitioner’s functional screen found her functionally ineligible because […] Read more

DHA Case No. FCP 208424 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals July 10, 2023) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF An individual is functionally eligible for Family Care if he or she needs a “nursing home” level of care, as determined by the functional screen. In this case, the petitioner’s functional screen found him functionally ineligible because […] Read more

DHA Case No. FCP 208068 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals August 9, 2023) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF To be functionally eligible for Family Care, a person must fall into one of the program’s target groups in addition to needing a nursing home level of care. In this case, the petitioner’s primary diagnosis was schizophrenia […] Read more

DHA Case No. FCP 208209 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals May 31, 2023) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF In the Family Care program, the MCO must develop an Individual Service Plan with the client that addresses the client’s needs while being cost-effective. The MCO does not have to provide a service if there are less […] Read more

DHA Case No. CWA 207083 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals April 5, 2023) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF When the agency reduces supportive home care (SHC) hours and the member appeals, the burden of proof is on the agency to justify the reduction. In this case, the agency reduced SHC hours after a supplemental functional […] Read more

DHA Case No. FCP 196128 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals January 2, 2020) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF An individual is functionally eligible for Family Care if he or she needs a “nursing home” level of care, as determined by the functional screen. In this case, the petitioner’s functional screen found her functionally ineligible because […] Read more

DHA Case No. MGE 194293 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals January 6, 2020) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF The amount a community spouse can keep depends on the couple’s total resources on the date of the asset assessment, which is often the date a functional screen was completed and the person was determined functionally eligible. […] Read more