Service Options Using Resources in a Community Environment (SOURCE)

Service Options Using Resources in a Community Environment (SOURCE) is a State Plan enhanced primary care case management program that serves frail elderly and disabled beneficiaries to improve the health outcomes of persons with chronic health conditions, by linking primary medical care with home and community-based services.  The program builds on the state’s primary care case management program, Georgia Better Health Care Program (GBHC)

Eligibility

To be considered eligible in Georgia, a person must be 65 years of age or older with a chronic medical condition, or under 65 years of age and disabled. Individuals eligible for enrollment in SOURCE must be fully covered by Georgia Medicaid and meet other eligibility requirements.

Common medical conditions include:

  • Asthma or other pulmonary problems
  • Diabetes
  • Arthritis (rheumatoid and osteoporosis)
  • Stroke
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Amputations
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Spinal Cord Injury

Services That Can be Provided.

  • Personal Care – Feeding, dressing, bathing and toileting.
  • Meal Preparation
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Wound Care
  • Skilled Nursing Care
  • Respite Care
  • Medical/Medication Management
  • Care coordination with primary care physician and other ancillary services.