Centennial Care Community Benefit Program

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New Mexico's Community Benefit program is part of the state Medicaid program (Centennial Care) and it assists elderly persons to remain living at home or within the community. This program allows certain family members to be hired and paid as the personal care provider. Other services may include:


  • Adult day care
  • Respite
  • Emergency response system
  • Home modifications
  • Home health aide
  • Personal care
  • Transportation
Website: 
https://www.hsd.state.nm.us/uploads/FileLinks/7e67885e3eed4167b30f1a92231b4ea6/Self_Directed_Comm_Benefit_FAQs_4_24_14.pdf
Phone: 

New Mexico Human Services Department Medical Assistance Division- Customer Service Hotline: 888-997-2583


505-827-3103

Caregiver Eligibility: 

Anyone

Care Recipient Eligibility: 

-Must be a resident of New Mexico


-Must require nursing facility level of care


-Must be Medicaid eligible 

https://www.hsd.state.nm.us/uploads/FileLinks/7e67885e3eed4167b30f1a92231b4ea6/Self_Directed_Comm_Benefit_FAQs_4_24_14.pdf