The Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services is pleased to share the amendments to both Home-and Community Based Services waivers, the Community Integration and Habilitation waiver and Family Supports waiver, were recently approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Additionally, CMS approved a new 1915 (b)(4) selective contracting waiver for case management services, which will operate concurrently with the CIH and FS waivers. The effective date of all three waivers is Jan. 1, 2022.
Many of the changes and updates being implemented in January are the result of active stakeholder engagement and feedback the bureau has received from individuals, families and our industry partners.
The approved amendments include:
The complete, approved waiver documents can be found on the BDDS webpage.
Highlighted changes across both CIH and FS waivers:
FS waiver only:
The DDRS HCBS Provider Module is currently being updated to reflect the approved waivers and will be announced once complete.