CDPAP is a New York Medicaid program that provides an alternative way of receiving home care services. The goal of this program is to provide consumers who require home care with more control over who provides their care and how it is provided.
This program, in practice, allows consumers of CDPAP to hire loved ones to provide necessary care giving services, and pay those loved ones for the care they provide. In this instance, both the patient and caregiver benefit from this arrangement—the patient is cared for by a loved one who they trust while the caregiver is fairly compensated for their services.
Personal Assistants require no previous homecare experience and can provide a wide range of care services, including personal care, assistance with the activities of daily living, mobility as well as skilled nursing services. No formal certification is required to enroll in the CDPAS program.
As a Personal Assistant, the benefits are endless. There’s no need to forfeit your current income as you can earn a competitive salary, spend quality time with your loved ones, continue growing your retirement plans, pension plans, and social security benefits, receive medical benefits and accrued time off, among many other benefits.
The CDPAS program offers flexible hours and shifts based on the patients’ individual preference and schedule. Personal Assistants can hold a regular full-time job as well as part-time hours with
their loved ones so there’s no need to forfeit your regular employment and salary.
Here at Regal Home Care, we oversee all CDPAS fiscal arrangements, such as enrollment to managed care, all the necessary paperwork, program orientation and payroll. We assist you through the entire process, starting from the evaluation process to determining your eligibility and number of care hours you’re allocated as well as continued check-in throughout your experience.