Virginia’s Medicaid Waivers pay for a variety of supports and services for children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families who need long-term support systems to live successfully in the community rather than in institutional settings.
States apply for Medicaid Waivers to the federal Medicaid agency known as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). This enables states to waive the requirements that individuals must reside in an institution in order to receive Medicaid funding for services.
A Developmental Disabilities (DD) Waiver is an individualized bundle of services and support options which can be used in homes, communities, and work environments to support the health, safety, and welfare of persons with developmental disabilities.
ASCV WORKSHOP: Medicaid waivers provide services and supports at home and in the community to children and adults with developmental disabilities who meet functional and financial eligibility requirements. This workshop is for individuals and families interested in learning the basics about DD Waivers, eligibility, and how to apply.
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