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SECTION 410: HEALTH SUPPORT SERVICES POLICY

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REVISED: 04/01/06

I. DEFINITION

Health Support Services are those services that help individuals and families to recognize health needs including those related to alcohol and drug abuse and to secure needed health services available under Medicaid, Medicare, maternal and child health programs or other agency health services Programs and from other public or private agencies or providers of health services; counseling and planning, as appropriate, with individuals, families and health providers to help assure continuity of treatment and implementation of health recommendations; assisting consumers with recommended eye care procedures for conditions such as diabetes and glaucoma, and with follow-up appointments for eye conditions; and helping individuals to secure admission to medical institutions and other health-related facilities as needed.

II. TARGET POPULATION

III. GOALS

IV. STRATEGIES

Health Support Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired will be a means of pursuing or maintaining consumer goals in the following ways:

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