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To: Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services
From: Nicole Norvell, Director, Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services
Re: Community Integration and Habilitation Waiver Renewal
Date: October 1, 2014
Effective October 1, 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) has approved the state of Indiana’s request to renew the Community Integration and Habilitation Waiver (CIH), which is administered by the Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services (DDRS).
The CIH renewal also includes the first Preliminary 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. For more information about the CIH Waiver or the CIH Waiver transition plan, please visit the DDRS website.
Changes that were approved in the CIH Waiver renewal, IN.0378.R03.00, include:
For Qualified Providers,
For Person Centered Planning and Service Delivery:
The Approved Services within the CIH Waiver are: