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The interview process can be intimidating. What questions should you ask? What should you look for when interviewing potential PAs? Our Peer Mentor is here to help walk you through the process.

Excerpt from Initial Contact Guide

Review Non-Negotiables: If you’re adamant that you need someone to assist with lifting, and it turns out they are unable to lift, now’s the time to deal with that. It may be difficult, but it’s necessary to politely explain that your ad clearly stated you’re looking for someone who can lift, and that it just wouldn’t work. There’s no sense in going any further if they don’t fit the qualifications for the position. Don’t let them sway you.  Stick to your guns.  However, thank them for their time. Cut the call short and move on.

Want to learn more? If you are already a CDChoices Consumer, visit the Peer Mentor Section.

How to Become a Consumer

To use CDPA you must have Medicaid. If you do not have Medicaid but think you may be eligible for Medicaid and CDPA, contact your county Department of Social Services (DSS) or your Managed Care Organization (MCO). **CDChoices does NOT make determinations about eligibility for Medicaid or CDPA.

Learn more about Eligibility and Applying.

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