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DHCF and DDS HCBS Waiver Presentation

Thursday, June 28, 2012

PDF version of the presentation to DHCF and DDS HCBS Waive from 2011

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
Role of DHCF
Role of DDS
DDS Services in the Waiver

  • Documentation requirements for Speech and Language
  • Documentation Requirements for Occupational Therapist and Physical Therapist
  • Documentation requirements for Nutrition
  • Documentation requirements for BSP
  • Change in clinicians
  • Expectations    
  • The role of DDA’s consultants
  • Accountability