Service Options Using Resources in a Community Environment (SOURCE) links primary medical care and case management with approved long-term health services in a person’s home or community. SOURCE operates under authority of the Georgia Elderly and Disabled 1915c Medicaid Waiver and provides Home-and-Community-Based Services to frail elderly and physically disabled people who meet the Intermediate Nursing Home Level of Care.

SOURCE integrates primary medical care with supportive services through case managers who work with the member and their primary care physicians (PCP). Beneficiaries who meet eligibility criteria enroll with a SOURCE site as their primary care provider who coordinates all medical and social services. The program was established to:

  • Integrate primary care, specialty care and home-based care to eliminate fragmentation;
  • Stabilize social and lifestyle factors that affect compliance, health status and quality of life;

SOURCE integrates primary medical care with supportive services through case managers who work with the member and their primary care physicians (PCP). Beneficiaries who meet eligibility criteria enroll with a SOURCE site as their primary care provider who coordinates all medical and social services. The program was established to:

  • Reduce the need for long-term institutional placement.

  • Care paths are sets of standardized outcomes for each level of care, with customized plans for each person to achieve those outcomes. Replacing traditional HCBS care plans, care paths provide a case management structure that regularly measures the achievement of targeted key outcomes for individuals enrolled. Based on functional ability not diagnosis, care paths cover areas such as: keeping medical appointments, service provider performance, skin care, medication compliance, transfers, informal supports, nutrition/weight, key clinical indicators, Activities of Daily Living (ADLs), Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs) and problem behavior.

  • SOURCE integrates primary medical care with supportive services through case managers who work with the member and their primary care physicians (PCP). Beneficiaries who meet eligibility criteria enroll with a SOURCE site as their primary care provider who coordinates all medical and social services. The program was established to:

  • SOURCE Required Waiver: