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Intellectual Disabilities/Developmental Disabilities Waiver

The ID/DD Waiver provides services to individuals who, but for the provision of home and community-based services, would require placement in an Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities. The ID/DD waiver is administered by the Department of Mental Health, Bureau of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

Emergency Preparedness and Response the COVID-19

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved the below Appendix K:  Emergency Preparedness and Response in response to the COVID-19 outbreak for the Intellectual Disabilities/Developmental Disabilities (ID/DD) Waiver.

Who is Eligible for the Intellectual Disabilities/Developmental Disabilities Waiver?

Individuals in this program must qualify for one of the following eligibility categories:

  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  • Disabled Child Living at Home
  • Income up to 300% of the SSI federal benefit rate

Intellectual Disabilities/Developmental Disabilities Waiver Services

The Department of Mental Health, through its regional centers and assessment process, provides support coordination and makes referrals for the following services:

  • Behavior Support
  • Day Services-Adult
  • Home and Community Supports
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Supervised Living
  • Community Respite
  • Host Homes
  • Crisis Support
  • Crisis Intervention
  • In-Home Nursing Respite
  • Support Living
  • Transition Assistance
  • Support Coordination
  • Supported Employment
  • Prevocational Services
  • Job Discovery
  • Specialized Medical Supplies
  • In-Home Respite
  • Shared Supported Living

Public Notice for the ID/DD Waiver Renewal

Pursuant to 42 C.F.R. Section 441.304(e)-(f), public notice is hereby given to the submission of the Intellectual Disabilities/Developmental Disabilities (ID/DD) Waiver Renewal. The Division of Medicaid, in the Office of the Governor, will submit this proposed renewal to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for the ID/DD Waiver effective July 1, 2018, contingent upon CMS approval.

For more information, read the public notice and draft pages.
ID/DD Waiver Renewal Public Comments