Why do people love self-direction?
It allows you to be you! Self-direction empowers you for more choice and control over your Medicaid services. You (or your representative) are the employer of your caregiver.
Click on the videos to hear from real people in PPL programs. Common praises for self-direction are:
• You have the choice to hire and pay your caregiver, which may include family or friends.
• You have the control to hire, train, manage and even dismiss your caregivers if needed.
• You may even be able to set the pay rate and offer benefits.
• You get to decide what support and services you need and how often you receive them to maintain your independence