Directory List

Welcome to Your Special Needs Directory List

When you’re caring for a family member with special needs, having extra help is always appreciated. Here you’ll find an abundance of useful resources to help you in every aspect of the care and development of your loved one.

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  • Alabama Medicaid Office
    Medicaid is a state/federal program that pays for medical and long-term care services for low-income pregnant women, children, certain people on Medicare, disabled individuals and nursing home residents. These individuals must meet certain income and other requirements.

  • Alaska Medicaid Office
    Medicaid, an entitlement program created by the federal government, is the primary public program for financing basic health and long-term care services for low-income Alaskans.

  • Arkansas Medicaid Office
    Medicaid is a program that helps pay for medically necessary medical services for needy and low-income persons. It uses state and federal government money. The Department of Human Services (DHS) runs the Medicaid program in Arkansas.

  • California Medicaid Office
    California is operating a State-based Marketplace, known as Covered California, and the state has expanded Medicaid coverage to low-income adults. DHCS’ mission is to preserve and improve the health status of all Californians. DHCS works closely with health care professionals, county governments and health plans to provide a health care safety net for California’s low-income and persons with disabilities.

  • Colorado Medicaid Office
    The mission of the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing is to improve access to cost-effective, quality health care services for Coloradans.

  • Connecticut Medicaid Office
    Access to quality health care is important to the state of Connecticut, and needs to be available to low-income individuals and families, the elderly, people with disabilities, and people with specific medical conditions and requirements.

  • Delaware Medicaid Office
    Medicaid furnishes medical assistance to eligible low-income families and to eligible aged, blind and/or disabled people whose income is insufficient to meet the cost of necessary medical services. Medicaid pays for: doctor visits, hospital care, labs, prescription drugs, transportation, routine shots for children, mental health and substance abuse services.

  • Department of Human Services- Office of Developmental Disabilities
    Our Mission To assist our IL customers to achieve maximum self-sufficiency, independence and health through the provision of seamless, integrated services for individuals, families and communities.

  • Florida Medicaid Office
    Florida implemented the Medicaid program on January 1, 1970, to provide medical services to indigent people. Over the years, the Florida Legislature has authorized Medicaid reimbursement for additional services. A major expansion occurred in 1989, when the United States Congress mandated that states provide all Medicaid services allowable under the Social Security Act to children under the age of 21.

  • Georgia Medicaid Office
    As the largest division in Community Health, Medical Assistance administers the Medicaid program, which provides health care for children, pregnant women, and people who are aging, blind and disabled.

  • Illinois Medicaid Administrative Centers
    The primary mental health mission of the Office of Mental Health is to help maximize community supports and develop skills for persons with serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbance.

  • Illinois Medicaid Office
    “As we carry out our mission, we must not lose sight of our ultimate goal, which is to make Illinois a better place by empowering families to improve their health and their lives.”

  • Indiana Medicaid Office
    The purpose of the Indiana Medicaid DUR Board is to serve in an advisory capacity to Indiana Medicaid with regard to the prescription and dispensing of drugs by Medicaid providers and the use of drugs by Medicaid recipients.

  • Iowa Medicaid Office
    Medicaid is a program that pays for covered medical and health care costs of people who qualify. The Medicaid program is funded by federal and state governments and is managed by the Iowa Department of Human Services.

  • Kentucky Medicaid Office
    The Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) is home to most of the state’s human services and health care programs, including Medicaid, the Department for Community Based Services and the Department for Public Health.

  • Louisiana Medicaid Office
    Louisianas Medicaid Program provides medical coverage for needy Louisiana residents who qualify.

  • Maine Medicaid Office
    The Office of MaineCare Services, formerly the Bureau of Medical Services, was created to administer the Department’s major health care financing programs and health care benefits.

  • Maryland Medicaid Office
    Included here is a description of many of the programs and services available with information on how and where to apply for benefits. Information relevant to health care pro viders is included, as well as information on obtaining data and published reports. Information on committees, activities, and other departmental efforts that are underway regarding health care in Maryland are also available here.

  • Michigan Medicaid Office
    The Michigan Department of Community Health has added podcasts as a new feature on the Web site. MDCH wants to further communicate our health message to you.

  • Minnesota Medicaid Office
    MA is the largest of Minnesota’s three publicly funded health care programs, providing coverage for a monthly average of 483,000 low-income senior citizens, children and families, and people with disabilities in state fiscal year (FY) 2005.

  • Mississippi Medicaid Office
    The mission of the Division of Medicaid is to ensure access to health services for the Medicaid eligible population in the most cost efficient and comprehensive manner possible and to continually pursue strategies for optimizing the accessibility and quality of health care.

  • Missouri Medicaid Office
    The purpose of the MO HealthNet program is to provide medical services to persons who meet certain eligibility requirements as determined by FSD. The goals of the MO HealthNet program are to promote good health, to prevent illness and premature death, to correct or limit disability, to treat illness, and to provide rehabilitation to persons with disabilities. Eligible persons receive a “MO HealthNet Identification Card” or a letter from the local FSD office.

  • Montana Medicaid Office
    Montana Medicaid is a joint federal-state program that pays for a broad range of medically necessary health care and long-term care for eligible low-income Montanans.

  • Nebraska Medicaid Office
    The Nebraska Medicaid Program pays for covered medical services for those persons who are unable to afford to pay for medically necessary services and who meet certain eligibility requirements. Nebraska Medicaid is funded jointly by the State and federal government.

  • Nevada Medicaid Office
    The Division of Health Care Financing and Policy works in partnership with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to assist in providing quality medical care for eligible individuals and families with low incomes and limited resources. Services are provided through a combination of traditional fee-for-service provider networks and managed care.

  • New Hampshire Medicaid
    The Medicaid program is a federal and state funded program that serves needy individuals and families who meet financial and other eligibility requirements and certain other individuals who lack adequate resources to pay for medical care

  • New Jersey Medicaid Office
    Other New Jersey Medicaid programs and New Jersey FamilyCare offer healthcare for families with somewhat higher incomes.

  • New Mexico Medicaid Office
    The Human Services Department serves over 600,000 New Mexicans each month by administering several large state and federally funded programs.

  • New York Medicaid Office
    Medicaid is a program for New Yorkers who can’t afford to pay for medical care. You may be covered by Medicaid if: You have high medical bills. You receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI). and or if You meet certain income, resource, age, or disability requirements.

  • North Carolina Medicaid Office
    North Carolina’s draft Medicaid reform plan will drive better patient outcomes, improve patient care and cost certainty.

  • North Dakota Medicaid Office
    The North Dakota Department of Human Services does not discriminate and is here to provide individuals and there families with assistance.

  • Oklahoma Medicaid Office
    SoonerCare, Oklahoma’s Medicaid program, provides health care to children under the age of 19, adults with children under the age of 18, pregnant women and people who are older than 65 or have blindness or another disability.

  • Oregon Medicaid Office
    OMAP is responsible for appropriate administration of Medicaid benefits and pays health care expenses to providers for qualified low-income Oregonians.

  • Pennsylvania Medicaid Office
    We will provide responsive, timely, and quality service to consumers and stakeholders (families, providers, advocates, employees and business partners).

  • South Dakota Medicaid Office
    The Division of Medical Services provides assistance to those who qualify for Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) by providing health insurance and paying for medical services such as visits to the doctor, hospital, dentist, chiropractor and more.

  • Tennesse Medicaid Office
    The Medicaid program provides medical benefits to eligible individuals who may have no medical insurance or inadequate medical insurance.

  • Texas Medicaid Office
    The purpose of Medicaid in Texas is to improve the health of people who might otherwise go without medical care for themselves and their children.

  • Utah Medicaid Office
    What is Medicaid? The Utah Medicaid program pays medical bills for people who qualify for a category of Medicaid; [Categories are listed on the General Information page, under “Utah Medicaid Programs. Categories of Medicaid and who qualifies.] People who have low income or cannot afford the cost of health care and alos people who have resources (assets) under the federal limit for the category of Medicaid.

  • Vermont Medicaid Office
    Medicare is a health insurance program for people age 65 or older, people under age 65 with certain disabilities, and people of all ages with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a kidney transplant).

  • Virginia Medicaid Office
    The Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) provides assistance to citizens of Virginia to help them live their best lives. One child, one senior citizen, one person at a time,VDSS programs and services help people triumph over poverty, abuse and neglect, achieve self-sufficiency and shape strong futures for themselves, their families and their communities.

  • Vocational & Rehabilitation Agency of North Carolina
    Children and Youth: Adoption, child care, child protection, child support. All children and youth topics. Families and Adults: Housing and homelessness, income support, pregnancy. All Families and Adults topics. Older Adults: Family support, care in facilities, senior rights protection. All Older Adults topics. Health: Diseases and conditions, mental health, prevention and wellness, safety in emergencies, substance abuse. All health topics. Medicaid: Benefits, eligibility Disability Services: Young children, school-age children, communication and technology, employment. All Disability Services topics.

  • West Virginia Medicaid Office
    Medicaid provides medical care in the community or in an institutional setting, such as a nursing home, to individuals who otherwise may not be able to afford the care. A variety of services are provided, according to state and federal guidelines, depending upon the individual or family circumstances.

  • Wisconsin Medicaid Office
    Wisconsin Medicaid has many different health care programs that help certain needy or low-income people pay for health care. People who may be able to get Medicaid are: Age 65 or older, Blind or disabled, Under age 19, Pregnant Women, Families with children, Women age 35 to 65 who have been diagnosed with certain types of cancers, and or Women age 15 through 44 who want family planning services.