To qualify for the MFP Demonstration an individual must:

Currently live in a nursing  facility, chronic disease or rehabilitation hospital (including a public health hospital), intermediate care facility for people with intellectual disabilities, or certain psychiatric hospital settings, for at least 90 consecutive days, excluding Medicare rehabilitation days.

 

The individual must also:

  • Be 18 years old or older and have a disability, or be age 65 or older;
  • Receive MassHealth benefits at least one day prior to discharge;
  • Sign an MFP Informed Consent Form indicating a willingness to participate; and
  • Move into an MFP-qualified residence in the community.

 

A qualified residence includes:

  • a home owned or leased by the individual or the individual’s family member;
  • an apartment with an individual lease;
  • a community-based residential setting in which no more than four unrelated individuals reside; or
  • an assisted living residence that has an apartment with separate living, sleeping, bathing and cooking areas, lockable access and egress, and meets other criteria.

This information is provided by MassHealth.