The Title XIX Home and Community Based Waiver allows the Department to use Title XIX Medicaid to provide home and community based services to elderly individuals who require nursing services and otherwise would be institutionalized.
Individuals most appropriate for this waiver include vulnerable elderly individuals who have chronic health problems, which limit their ability to function independently in the community.
In order to qualify, the following must occur:
Services provided through the waiver include:
All clients receive some degree of nursing through an Individual Care Plan (ICP), whether through the waiver, obtained from their physician in a clinic, Medicare, or through requirements of the administration of medications within the assisted living facility.