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Self-directed service options

Minnesota Department of Human Services offers options that give people more control over the services and supports they receive. These include:

People who use these services and direct the support workers who provide personal support services will have new options starting in July 2018:

Enhanced rate

Starting July 1, 2018, a 5 percent rate or budget enhancement is available in PCA, CDCS and CSG for:

  • Services provided to people who are eligible for 12 or more hours of PCA services per day
  • Services provided by a worker who has completed training requirements

Training stipend

Starting July 1, 2018, a one-time $500 stipend is available for up to 5,000 workers in PCA Choice, CDCS and CSG who complete training requirements.

To see whether your worker is eligible for the enhanced rate or stipend, visit the Enhanced rates and training stipends for support workers webpage.

More information

For more information about how a worker qualifies for the enhanced rate and the training stipend, see the documents below:

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