What is NHTD?
The Nursing Home Transition and Diversion Medicaid Waiver (NHTD) is a New York State program that allows participants in need of long-term care help to coordinate their own care in a private residence of their choice. Loved ones may take part in the participants service plan and care. The program encourages health, wellness, safety and integration into the community.
To be Eligible for the NHTD Medicaid Waiver an Individual Must:
✓ Be capable of living in the community with needed assistance from available informal supports, non-Medicaid supports and/or Medicaid
✓ State Plan services and be in need of one or more waiver service;
✓ Be eligible for nursing home level of care;
✓ Be authorized to receive Medicaid Community Based Long Term Care;
✓ Be at least 18 years of age or older;
✓ Be considered part of an aggregate group that can be cared for at less cost in the community than a similar group in a nursing home;
✓ Choose to live in the community as a participant in this waiver rather than in a nursing home; and