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HCBS 101 - Community Forums Slide Presentation

The Home and Community Based Waiver  (HCBS) 101

DHCF & DDS present useful facts about the DC Medicaid Home and Community-Based Waiver Program for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities:

  • What is the HCBS Waiver?
  • Overview of the §1915 (c) HCBS Waiver Authority
  • Initial application is approved for 3 years
  • Renewal applications are approved for 5 years
  • How to acquire the HCBS Waiver?
  • Waiver Design Can Be Flexible
  • Waiver Rules – what cannot be done
  • Waiver Administration & Operation
    • Administrative Agency - DHCF
    • Operating Agency - DDS/DDA
  • Role of DHCF
  • Role of DDS
  • DDS Services in the Waiver

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