Participant employer options
People who use direct support services have the option to employ their direct support workers. We refer to this as a participant employer option because the person using the option is both:
- A participant in a direct support services program
- The employer of his or her workers.
You can use the Participant Employer Options if you use the following services:
If you are enrolled in the Minnesota Restricted Recipient Program (MRRP), you cannot choose a participant employer option. You must use a provider agency to receive direct support services, such as personal care assistance.