To qualify for MFP, the potential participant must: 

  1. Have resided for at least 90 consecutive days in a long-stay hospital, a nursing facility (any days spent in short-term skilled rehabilitation services do not count towards the 90 days), an intermediate care facility for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ICF-ID), an institute for mental diseases (IMD), a psychiatric residential treatment facility (PRTF), or a combination thereof; and
  2. Be a resident of the Commonwealth of Virginia; and
  3. Have received Medicaid benefits for inpatient services for at least one day prior to MFP enrollment; and
  4. Qualify for, and enroll into upon discharge, a Program for All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) or one of the four following waiver programs:
  1. Move to a “qualified residence.”  A qualified residence is:
    •  a home that the individual or the individual’s family member owns or leases; 
    • an apartment with an individual lease, with lockable access and egress, that includes living, sleeping, bathing and cooking areas over which the individual or the individual’s family has domain and control; or
    • a residence, in a community-based residential setting, in which no more than four (4) unrelated individuals reside such as a group home, a sponsored residential home, an Assisted Living Facility (ALF), or Adult Foster Care (AFC).