What is Senior Works?
SeniorWorks is an innovative program in Arkansas that provides routine and preventative healthcare for residents of long term care and assisted living facilities. Healthcare services include: Vision, Dental, Audiology, Podiatry, and Emotional/Behavioral Health.
What is the Special Care Insurance Program?
The Special Care Insurance Program offered through SeniorWorks allows residents to receive comprehensive in-facility care that includes preventative services, glasses, fillings, extractions, dentures, hearing aids, and emotional and behavioral well-being.
These services are funded through the insurance premiums and do not require a co-payment or deductible for in-network services.
Insurance premiums are an allowable deduction under Medicaid, reducing the out-of-pocket cost for both the eligible residents and the facility.
A one-time authorization by DHS for the premium eliminates continual offset adjustments, while in-facility care reduces the liability and cost associated with transporting residents for off-site treatment.