Cal Approved Waiver Amendment (1915(c) HCBS Waiver


State Policies & Initiatives: 
Medicaid & Employment

“Medicaid, known as Medi-Cal in California, is a jointly-funded, federal-state health insurance program for certain low income and needy people that includes long-term care benefits… The HCBS Waiver program recognizes that many individuals at risk of being placed in medical facilities can be cared for in their homes and communities, preserving their independence and ties to family and friends at a cost no higher than that of institutional care…

“Current Waiver

Effective April 1, 2020, this amendment adds State-operated Community Crisis Homes, Enhanced Behavioral Supports Homes, and Mobile Crisis Teams as new waiver services.”

  • Medicaid Agencies
  • School-to-Work Transition
  • Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)
  • Resource Leveraging
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