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To: Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services Consumers Providers and Stakeholders
From: Nicole Norvell, Director, Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services
Re: Community Integration and Habilitation Waiver Amendment
Date: July 9, 2015
Effective July 1, 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) has approved the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration’s request to amend the Community Integration and Habilitation Waiver (CIH), which is administered by the Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services (DDRS).
The CIH amendment also includes an update to the CIH Comprehensive Transition Plan required by CMS to ensure that the Home and Community Based Service (HCBS) programs offered by the state follow CMS’ final rule on HCBS settings, CMS-2249 & CMS-2296, published January 16, 2014.
General changes that were approved in the CIH Waiver amendment, IN.0378.R03.01, effective July 1, 2015, include:
The Approved Services within the CIH Waiver amendment are:
For more information about the CIH Waiver or the CIH Waiver Transition Plan, please see the DDRS Announcements page.
Questions about the CIH amendment or the CIH waiver program should be directed to 1-800-545-7763 or to BQIS.Help@fssa.in.gov.