MSC is a Medicaid State Plan service provided by OPWDD which assists eligible persons with developmental disabilities in gaining access to necessary supports and services appropriate to the needs of the individual. MSC is provided by qualified service coordinators and uses a person centered planning approach in developing, implementing and maintaining an Individualized Service Plan (ISP) with and for a person with developmental disabilities. MSC promotes the concepts of informed choice, individualized services and supports, and satisfaction.
MSC is designed to help people strive for the highest quality of life. The focus of MSC is on assisting each person to achieve his or her unique goals and desires relative to the person’s informed choices including but not limited to: choice of home; meaningful work and/or community activities; social and leisure activities; meaningful relationships; and access to services/supports that promote optimal health.