Mental illness cannot qualify a person for the SOURCE program.

Topic: Health Law, Decided by: Judge Woodard 
Docket Number: ***** , Decision Date: February 18, 2014 
Attachment: Click here to download the decision. 

Petitioner was removed from participation in the Service Options Using Resources in Community Environments (SOURCE) program.  While she has several physical ailments, they would not necessitate nursing home care in the absence of SOURCE services.  Her other needs are the result of a mental illness, which cannot act as a qualification for the program.

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