Community Care Waiver

New Jersey

~~“The Community Care Waiver (CCW) is a program for individuals with developmental disabilities that pays for the services and supports they need in order to live in the community. Administered by the Division, the CCW is funded by the state, with assistance from the federal government’s Medicaid program. 

The Community Care Waiver is a critical component of the Division's ability to provide services in the community to individuals with developmental disabilities. Without the CCW, New Jersey could only use Medicaid funding to help provide services to these individuals if they resided in an institution. The federal government allowed states to create waivers, including the CCW, as a way to help individuals with specific needs avoid institutionalization and return to or remain in the community.”

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Medicaid & Employment
Systems: 
  • Medicaid Agencies
Topics: 
  • Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)
Date Enacted: 
04/01/2017
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