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Understanding Self-Direction: How It Benefits You or Your Loved One

Self-direction is a service model that empowers participants, usually eligible for Medicaid, such as yourself or your loved one with choice and control over the long-term services and supports you need to live at home.

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New Hampshire COVID-19 Case Study

In collaboration with Granite State Independent Living, Applied Self-Direction created a case study to better understand how individuals who self-direct are faring during the COVID-19 pandemic. The case study states that 82% of COVID deaths in New Hampshire are related to long-term care facilities and 0% of deaths are related to COVID in Self-Direction, with only 1 reported case of infection in Self-Direction.

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Understanding Self-Directed Support Enrollment

Enrollment is the process of getting set up with self-direction in your program and with your FMS provider such as PPL. The enrollment process collects, reviews, and verifies all required paperwork and information so you can hire and pay people to provide your care.

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Coping with COVID-19

Dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic has not been fun for anyone. It’s changed the American mindset and culture. It has forced us to become isolationist, and more reliant on technology than ever.

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Five Reasons Why Self-Directed Home Care is the Healthiest and Safest Service Option During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Coronavirus is presenting unprecedented challenges for individuals, families and friends who need to maintain their health while keeping social distance. 

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