Department of Human Services - ADvantage Program
OKDHS ADvantage Administration
ADvantage Consumer Inquiry Line: (918) 933-4900
Also known as the Oklahoma Home- and Community-Based Medicaid Waiver Program, ADvantage provides in-home assistance to avoid or delay nursing home placement. Case management, services may include personal care; homemaker/chore service; durable medical equipment; incontinence, ostomy, and diabetic supplies; nutritional supplements; respite care; adult day services; and in-home skilled nursing care. Applicants must require nursing home-level of care and be medically and financially approved for the program. Contact local DHS office or your DHS case worker to determine eligibility. See list of DHS locations at MEDICAID INFORMATION.
Long Term Care Planning
A collaboration between Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Agency on Aging, and the office of Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation. Government Web site designed to assist with planning ahead for long-term care needs. It includes a variety of user friendly on-line tools. You may also download a free long-term care planning kit or call (866) 752-6582 to order.
Nursing Home Compare
On-line database containing nursing home and long term care facility information, including quality ratings and measures, health and fire safety inspections, staffing, payment options, and alternatives. All Medicare- and Medicaid-certified nursing homes are included.
Nursing Home Rating
Oklahoma Health Care Authority
In conjunction with Oklahoma Health Care Authority and the Oklahoma Department of Health, the site rates participating facilities on several factors.
Oklahoma State Department of Health, Long-Term Care Division
(405) 271-6868 • (800) 747-8419 toll-free
FAX (405) 271-3442
http://www.health.state.ok.us/ • firstname.lastname@example.org
Facility licensing. Responds to complaints about adult day services, assisted living, residential care, and nursing facilities.
Advocates for nursing home residents’ rights and care. Provided by Area Agencies on Aging.
Creek, Osage, and Tulsa Counties
INCOG Area Agency on Aging
(formerly Tulsa Area Agency on Aging)
(918) 584-7526 • (800) 211-2116 toll-free
Hughes, Lincoln, Okfuskee, Pawnee, Payne, Pottawatomie, and Seminole Counties
Central Oklahoma Economic Development District
(405) 273-6410 • (800) 375-8255 toll-free
Adair, Cherokee, Muskogee, Okmulgee, Sequoyah, and Wagoner Counties
Eastern Oklahoma Development District
Area Agency on Aging
(918) 682-7891 • (800) 211-2116 toll-free
Craig, Delaware, Mayes, Nowata, Ottawa, Rogers, and Washington Counties
Grand Gateway Area Agency on Aging
(918) 783-5793 • (800) 482-4594 toll-free