Section 1915 (c) of the Federal Social Security Act allows a state to operate Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) waivers within its Medicaid program if certain requirements are met. Please see VI. Waiver Activities and Services for descriptions of the covered waiver services/activities. The federal waiver requirements include:
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published additional HCBS Regulations on January 16, 2014 which became effective on March 17, 2014. The Regulations include Conflict of Interest Free Case Management, Person-Centered Planning and Settings Requirements. These regulations impact all three Developmental Disability (DD) HCBS Waivers and are outlined below.
The Person-Centered Planning requirements are fully outlined in V. Person-Centered Planning of this manual.
The Adult Waiver provides services to waiver individuals through:
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