PCA Choice is an option of the
Minnesota Personal Care Assistance
individuals who receive PCA services control and choice in
choosing, hiring, training and supervising their PCAs.
The individual who
needs PCA services teams with
Choice provider who is responsible for the payroll related duties like taxes,
billing, employee background checks, etc...
AccessNorth The Center for Independent Living of Northeastern Minnesota (CILNM) is a Minnesota Employer of Record and a PCA Choice Provider and offers many supports to help you to be successful using PCA Choice.
In 2002 AccessNorth was awarded a Minnesota Federal Systems Change grant to develop consumer directed options for personal assistance services that paid PCAs well, and developed consumer tested training materials and supports. We have been providing PCA Choice since then.