CMS approves renewal of 1915(c) Independent Care Waiver Program

On July 29, 2022, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services approved the state’s request to renew the 1915(c) Independent Care Waiver serving individuals with physical disabilities and or traumatic brain injury. The waiver has been approved for a five-year period with an effective date of July 1, 2021.

This waiver will offer the following supports for waiver participants: case management services, personal supports, adult day services, alternative living services, behavior supports, counseling, environmental modifications, financial management services, personal emergency response services, respite care, skilled nursing services, specialized medical equipment and vehicle adaption services.

For details about this waiver renewal, Download this pdf file. click here .