To be eligible for Hopkins ElderPlus, individuals must:
- Be 55 years of age or older.
- Live in one of the following zip codes: 21202, 21205, 21206, 21213, 21214, 21217, 21218, 21219, 21220, 21221, 21222, 21224, 21227, 21231, 21237 or 21052.
- Be certified by the State of Maryland for nursing-home-level care.
- Have the potential to remain safely in the community with Hopkins ElderPlus assistance.
Participants receive all of their health care from Hopkins ElderPlus except emergency care. Participants may be fully and personally liable for the costs of unauthorized or out-of-program-agreement services. Participants may disenroll from the program at any time, subject to certain limitations. A Hopkins ElderPlus staff member will be happy to provide specific disenrollment details.
Hopkins ElderPlus adheres to the provisions in the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VI, which prevents discrimination as described below. Hopkins ElderPlus participants have the right to protection against discrimination due to:
- National origin
- Sex and sexual orientation
- Manual or physical ability
- Source of payment
A participant who thinks he/she has been discriminated against for any reason, may contact a Hopkins ElderPlus social worker at 410-550-7044 or may call the Office of Civil Rights at 1-800-368-1019.
For more information, please call Hopkins ElderPlus outreach coordinators Tiffani Williams (410-550-8093) or Theodora Peters (410-550-7047).