Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) Provider Types for the South Carolina Medicare-Medicaid Program (SCMMP)

Members: Contact your care coordinator for information about accessing these services and the providers available in your community.

Adult day care providers:
Provides ambulatory health care and health-related services in a licensed adult day health care center to restore, maintain, and promote the health status of members.
Adult day health care transportation providers:
Provide transportation to/from licensed adult day health care centers to members who live within allowable distances.
Case management providers:
Provide members with service counseling, service planning, service coordination, monitoring, and re-evaluation of service needs.
Companion service providers:
Provide short-term relief for caregivers by supervising and visiting with the member and helping with certain household tasks.
Environmental modification providers:
Make inside and outside changes to a member’s home to support the member’s health, welfare, and safety. For example, provide an outside ramp to a member’s home to facilitate wheelchair access.
Home-delivered meal providers:
Bring healthy meals to members who can’t take care of their own nutrition needs due to functional disability or dependency.
Nursing home providers:
Provide long-term nursing care or hands-on help with daily living activities in a licensed nursing facility to eligible members who can’t live safely in their homes.
Nutritional supplement providers:
Provide oral nutritional supplements (diabetic and regular) to help members keep healthy weight or when the member has dental and/or swallowing problems.
Personal emergency response system (PERS) providers:
Install and monitor electronic devices that enable members to call for help in case of an emergency.
Pest control providers:
Treat a member’s home to get rid of or lower the problem of pests that pose health and safety concerns for the member.
Respite providers:
Offer relief to primary caregivers by providing temporary care for members who live at home and are cared for by their families or other informal supports. This can be done in the member’s home, in a nursing home, or in certain community residential settings.
Telemonitoring providers:
Provide services to support the health of members through remote monitoring by telephone of certain key health measures, such as body weight, blood pressure, blood glucose, and basic heart rate information.