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Community Alternatives Program for Disabled Adults (CAP-DA)

What is CAP-DA?

Program for Disabled Adults. It is a Medicaid program, sponsored through the Home and Community Based Waiver Services (HCBS). CAP-DA services allow for the recipient to remain in or return to a home and community-based setting.

What counties does the CAP-DA program serve?

  • Buncombe County
  • Henderson County
  • Macon County
  • Jackson County
  • Transylvania County

Requirements for CAP-DA?

  • Active Medicaid enrollment
  • Disabled adult 18 years and older
  • An individual who is determined to require a level of institutional care under the State Medicaid Plan
  • Meets certain financial criteria

What does CAP-DA provide?

  • In-home aide
  • Meal preparation and delivery
  • Respite Services
  • Specialized Medical Supplies
  • Financial Management
  • Consumer Directed Services & more

What are Consumer Directed Services?

Consumer directed services allows individuals enrolled in CAP-DA to serve as the role of employer for their personal care services. Enrolled beneficiaries are able to choose who provides care for them. Additionally, beneficiaries are able to recruit, hire and supervise their personal assistant as well as setting up a pay rate.

Since beneficiaries are able to choose who they hire, this model allows family and those currently residing in the home the opportunity to be their hired personal care employee.

How to start the process with CAP-DA?

Please contact a case manager in your county or complete the form below.

  • Buncombe and Henderson Counties: 828-277-4777, ext. 1540451
  • Jackson and Macon County: 828-369-4206
  • Transylvania County: 828-862-6366

Please fill out the form below and a member of the CAP-DA team will reach out to you within two business days.

Is client enrolled in Medicaid?

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