ECF CHOICES HCBS – Personal assistance, supportive home care, hourly respite, community transportation, and/or any other
Consumer Direction of Eligible CHOICES or ECF CHOICES HCBS - The opportunity for a CHOICES or ECF CHOICES member assessed to need specified types of CHOICES or ECF CHOICES HCBS including for purposes of CHOICES, attendant care, personal care, in-home respite, companion care; and for purposes of ECF CHOICES, personal assistance, supportive home care, hourly respite, and community transportation; and/or any other service specified in TennCare rules as available for consumer direction to elect to direct and manage (or to have a representative direct and manage) certain aspects of the provision of such services—primarily, the hiring, firing, and day-to-day supervision of consumer-directed workers delivering the needed service(s) and for ECF CHOICES, the delivery of each eligible ECF CHOICES HCBS within the authorized budget for that service
ECF CHOICES Consumer Directed Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) – Services that are available only to eligible persons enrolled in ECF CHOICES Groups 4, 5, 6, 7 or 8 as an alternative to long term care institutional services in a nursing facility or to delay or prevent placement in a nursing facility.
(Only certain ECF CHOICES HCBS are eligible for Consumer Direction. ECF CHOICES HCBS do not include home health or private duty nursing services.)