This page was designed to answer some of the questions most often asked about Certified Nurse Aides and Therapy services and the tools that are used by Nursing and Therapy Services staff to determine eligibility.
How do I know if my child qualifies for CNA services?admin2022-04-19T22:55:49+00:00
A Registered Nurse (RN) comes to your home and completes an assessment using the Pediatric Acuity Tool. This tool is an objective assessment of your child’s needs. The points earned on this tool are then converted to hours. This tool plus other documents are then submitted to HCPF (Medicaid). They review all paperwork and give the final approval of hours.
What is the pediatric acuity tool?admin2022-04-19T22:59:22+00:00
This is an assessment document that is required by the state. It must be completed on all clients who qualify for CNA hours. It is completed by your agency and the parent. It is an objective tool and upon completion the client receives a point total. This point total is then converted to hours using a table supplied by the state.