HCBS waiver regulations and guidance including State Medicaid Director letters and CMS informational bulletins.
This information describes the CMS guidance on startup costs for services and how training is allowable once the person enrolls
This letter explains coverage of one-time transitional expenses for individuals moving from institutional settings to their own homes in the
This document provides detailed guidance in conjunction with SMD Letter #02-008 on HCBS waiver options to assist individuals transitioning from
This letter describes new options and opportunities under Medicaid supporting community living.
This letter reviews states’ obligations to uphold the ADA in Medicaid-funded settings.
This letter discusses the Olmstead decision and the Medicaid program and provides guidance on developing Olmstead plans.
This letter provides HCBS waiver policy clarifications that assist states to implement the ADA.
This letter provides additional guidance supporting states’ efforts to implement the ADA and establishes policies on allowable limits on participants
This paper explores the interplay between Third Party Liability, Foster Care Services and the HCBS Waiver.
HCBS waiver regulations.
These final regulations establish requirements for HCBS settings, permit five-year renewal period for waivers, and allow for multiple target groups
The CMS website for home and community-based services collects CMS guidance on HCBS regulations.
This CMS document suggests alternative approaches and considerations for states as they prepare and submit statewide transition plans required by
This CMS document includes the criteria for the basic review of Statewide Transition Plans.
This issue brief examines the concept of a streamlined Medicaid HCBS authority.
This Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) document focuses on the process for states to use in overcoming the presumption that certain