By Attorney Elizabeth Durnell
Yes, the program is called PASSPORT. The State of Ohio offers this program through Medicaid to pay for up to 20 hours a week of in-home care to a person who meets certain health and financial requirements.
To meet the health requirements for PASSPORT, a person must require assistance with two of the activities of daily living. These include getting in and out of bed, bathing, cooking, dressing, going to the restroom, and mobility, just to name a few.