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SUPPORTS WAIVER

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NEW MEXICO'S NEW SUPPORTS WAIVER (SW) IS A HOME AND COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES (HCBS) WAIVER THAT IS AN OPTION FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE ON THE DEVELOPMENT DISABILITIES (DD) WAIVER WAIT LIST.

Supports Waiver Services are provided within a $10,000 Annual Budget. A mix of services and supports can be chosen based on personal preferences. Through person-centered planning, you will develop your service plan and budget

To learn more follow the link to the Department of Health Supports Waiver:
Supports Waiver (nmhealth.org)

ME TOWN OFFERS KNOWLEDGEABLE COMMUNITY SUPPORT COORDINATORS (CSC’s)

CSC’s will help you with the following:
 

  • Choosing between Agency-Based Service Delivery Model and Participant Directed Service Delivery Model

  • Helps you to identify and hire employees or to select a vendor or goods

  • Assists developing the budget request

  • CSC will contact you monthly providing monitoring by phone and in person

ME TOWN EXPERTS WILL HELP YOU EVERY STEP OF THE WAY TO HELP YOU ACHIEVE THE GOALS YOU DREAM OF

ME Town's Friendly and knowledgeable Support Brokers will help with the following:

  • Coordinating with You and your Care Coordinator 

  • Providing Assistance and Guidance to navigate the SDCB services and supports

  • Monthly Telephonic Contact

  • Quarterly In-Person Visit

Forms can be found on the Medicaid Portal website

Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) who provide Self Directed Community Benefit services to their members:

Blue Cross / Blue Shield of New Mexico

Presbyterian Health Plan

Western Sky

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MISSION STATEMENT

OUR MISSION IS TO EMPOWER, EDUCATE, ASSIST, AND SUPPORT PARTICIPANTS
TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN SELF-DIRECTION.

CHIEF CONSULTANT

KIMBERLY RIEBSOMER 
Chief Community Supports Coordinator

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Kimberly Riebsomer has a Master’s of Science in Community Health and has worked in the I/DD field for 15 years.

Kimberly is able to effectively communicate with participants and their circle of support as well as contractors.

 

Kimberly responds timely to participant and representative communication and helps resolve any issues that arise.

 

Phone: 505 310 9069

 

Email: riebsomer@gmail.com