Case Management and Care Coordination

Hennepin Contracted Case Management
Hammer has been providing Case Management services since 2007. We contract with Hennepin County to provide Case Management services for the following programs:

  • CADI Waiver – Community Access for Disability Inclusion
  • BI Waiver – Brain Injury
  • DD Waiver – Developmental Disabilities
    • Including those utilizing CDCS – Consumer Directed Community Supports
  • NonWaiver DD
    • Rule 185 County-funded Case Management
    • VA/DD – Vulnerable Adult/Developmental Disability Targeted Case Management

Our Case Managers work with clients of all ages and with a wide range of support needs. Our clients may live throughout Minnesota as long as Hennepin is the County of Financial Responsibility for their funding. The clients we support may live independently, with their family, or in residential settings and we work to support them in accessing the available services that best support their needs.

Our Case Managers provide support in various ways, including the following:

  • Assist with accessing County assessments
  • Annual service planning and ongoing monitoring
  • Referrals to necessary support services
  • Service coordination and advocacy with providers
  • Provide resources to community supports

Medica Care Coordination
Hammer has been providing Care Coordination services since 2012. We contract with Medica to support members on Medica’s SNBC (Special Needs Basic Care) and SNBC Enhanced Plans, which are Managed Care plans for individuals enrolled in Medicaid.

Our Care Coordinators work with members ages 18 – 64 years old with various disabilities. Our members live throughout Minnesota within Medica’s designated service area, which includes 14 counites as of 2020. The members we support may live independently, receive outside support services, or live in residential settings.

Our Care Coordinators provide support in various ways, including the following:

  • Offer a Health Risk Assessment annually to review health needs, recent appointments, equipment, providers, and other supports
  • Create a Care Plan to focus in on the areas they want to work on or accomplish a goal
  • Assist in understanding members’ plan coverage
  • Support obtaining medications and equipment
  • Communicating with healthcare and service providers
  • Coordinate transitions from a hospitalization or nursing home stay

For more information contact Emily Girard at 952-277-2462 or Emily.Girard@Hammer.org