Home modification covered under the Independent Care Waiver Program.

Topic: Health Law, Decided by Judge Malihi 
Docket Number: ******* , Decision Date: 2014-05-13 
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Respondent, the Department of Community Health, Division of Medical Assistance incorrectly denied Petitioner’s request to have an automated door and lock installed on her home.  Petitioner, an individual with spinal muscular atrophy, established that the installation met the definition of an environmental modification covered under the Independent Care Waiver Program.