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PPL is proud to support you in this journey.
Maryland Maryland Office of Long-Term Services and Support (OLTSS)


Public Partnerships | PPL is in Maryland!

Want to know about Self-Direction? Click here!

The Maryland Department of Health Office of Long-Term Services and Supports division (OLTSS) and Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) division self-directed programs gives individuals and their families choice, control, and independence over their care and lives in the community.

Self-directed programs supported:

Office of Long-Term Services and Supports

  • Community First Choice (CFC)
  • Community Personal Assistance Services programs (CPAS)

Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA)

  • Community Supports Waiver
  • Community Pathways Waiver
  • Family Supports Waiver

Participants or their Authorized Representative can

  • Hire, dismiss, schedule and supervise their providers
  • Monitor their spending whenever they want on the MyAccount™ platform
  • Use the MyAccount™ web portal to review providers' timesheets
  • Use the Time4Care™ mobile application to review and approve providers’ timesheets on the go
  • Manage service authorized hours to meet their assessed needs and goals
  • Select services and supports that are unique to their assessed needs


Who we serve

  • Individuals with developmental disabilities
  • Individuals over 65
  • Individuals with physical disabilities
  • Individuals with intellectual disabilities chronically ill children
  • Individuals eligible for both Medicaid and Medicare (dually eligible)



  • Payroll - PPL processes payroll for the providers using funds from the participant's allocated budget
  • Employment tax requirements - PPL handles all employment-related tax requirements for participants
  • Monthly budget management - We support participants in managing their allocated budgets
  • Enrollment support - We help you with participant and provider enrollment
  • Customer service - Our professional Customer Service Representatives are available 5 days a week to assist you
  • Service reports - PPL's services reports give participants an overview of the services they have received

Learn more about the Maryland Office of Long-Term Services and Supports (OLTSS) self-directed program through their state information page: click here!

Learn more about the Maryland Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) self-directed program through their state information page: click here!

Learn more about the populations we serve, and hear their successes directly by clicking the button's below:

Participant stories in PPL programs

Provider stories in PPL programs

Broker stories with PPL programs

We're excited to soon serve you in your self-directed home care journey.

Be sure to check back soon for updates and how PPL is YOUR best choice in making self-directed home care easier in Maryland.