DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE PROGRAMS


Cornerstone Community Healthcare Services, Inc. is a contracted provider with the Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS), United Healthcare, Amerigroup, and Molina Healthcare.  It is your decision on which agency you use.  We hope that Cornerstone is your agency of choice.


STAR+PLUS Program

A Texas Medicaid program administered by the Health and Human Services Commission that provides services through a managed care system. STAR+PLUS serves specific areas of the state and provides an alternative to nursing facility placement. Covered services include doctor and hospital visits, prescription medication, adult day services, foster care, assisted living, personal attendant services (meal preparation, bathing, dressing, toileting, household chores, etc.), nursing services, therapies, medical supplies and minor home modifications. United Healthcare, Amerigroup, Molina Healthcare


Primary Home Care (PHC) Program

This program is a nontechnical, medically related personal care service provided to adults whose health problems cause them to be functionally limited in performing activities of daily living, according to a statement of medical need. PHC provider agencies also provide Family Care services. This service also is a non-skilled, nontechnical service provided to eligible clients who are functionally limited in performing daily activities.


Community Attendant Services (CAS) Program

CAS is a non-technical, medically related personal care service that is available to eligible adults and children whose health problems cause them to be functionally limited in performing activities of daily living according to a practitioner's statement of medical need. Services are provided by an attendant.


Family Care (FC) Program

Family Care is a non-skilled, nontechnical attendant care service for eligible adults who are functionally limited in performing activities of daily living. Primary Home Care provider agencies have the option of providing these services. Family Care services are provided by an attendant and do not require the supervision of a registered nurse.


Covered services

  • Escort: Attendants accompanying clients on trips to obtain medical diagnosis, treatment, or both. This service does not include the direct transportation of the client by the attendant.
  • Home Management: Assistance with housekeeping activities that support the client’s health and safety, including:
    • changing bed linens
    • housekeeping
    • laundering
    • shopping
    • storing purchased items
    • washing dishes
  • Personal Care: Assistance with activities related to the care of the client’s physical health, including:
    • bathing
    • dressing
    • grooming
    • routine hair and skin care
    • preparing meals
    • feeding
    • exercising
    • helping with self-administered medication
    • toileting
    • transferring/ambulating

Financial eligibility requirements: Financial eligibility is determined by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services.

For more information:  Cornerstone Community Healthcare Services, Inc.  (713) 664-6100

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