The Children’s Multidisciplinary Team or CMAT is the team for individuals 21 and older who still have complex medical needs.
The CMAT will assess the need for long-term services and its primary purpose is to evaluate medical and psychosocial needs to make a medically necessary determination of Medicaid.
The long-term medical care funded by Medicaid CMAT certification are:
Medical Foster Care (MFC),
Nursing Facility (NF), and
Model Waiver (MW).