Delaware's Application for a §1915(c) Home and Community-Based Services Waiver


State Policies & Initiatives: 
Medicaid & Employment

Delaware's HCBS Waiver Application. “The Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) waiver program is authorized in §1915(c) of the Social Security Act. The program permits a State to furnish an array of home and community-based services that assist Medicaid beneficiaries to live in the community and avoid institutionalization. The State has broad discretion to design its waiver program to address the needs of the waiver’s target population. Waiver services complement and/or supplement the services that are available to participants through the Medicaid State plan and other federal, state and local public programs as well as the supports that families and communities provide.”

  • Medicaid Agencies
  • Customized Employment
  • Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)
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