The Medicaid program offers multiple options for states to provide home and community-based services (HCBS). These options, collectively known as the HCBS authorities, afford states multiple avenues to offer Medicaid financed HCBS services including waivers and state plan amendments. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) also has programs providing states with financial incentives to expand HCBS and reduce reliance on institutional services.
This chart provides an overview of the key HCBS authorities, contrasting program requirements including eligibility, allowable services, self-directed options, and
This power point presentation explains the 1915 K Medicaid Authority that provides attendant care services and other community supports to
This document explains the TA available from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and New Editions Consulting, the
Learn about Montana’s Community First Choice Option, under Section 2401 of the Affordable Care Act and Section 1915(k) of the