Application for 1915(c) HCBS Waiver: PA.0279.R05.00

Pennsylvania

~~“Pennsylvania’s Home and Community-Based Waiver for Individuals Aged 60 and Over (Aging Waiver) has been developed to emphasize deinstitutionalization, prevent or minimize institutionalization and provide an array of services and supports in community-integrated settings.  The Aging waiver provides home and community-based services to persons 60 and over whomeet the Nursing Facility level of care and is designed to support individuals to live more independently in their homes and communities and to provide a variety of services that promote community living, including participant directed service models and traditional agency-based service models…
The State assures that prevocational, educational, or supported employment services, or a combination of these services, if provided as habilitation services under the waiver are: (1) not otherwise available to the individual through a local educational agency under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) or the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; and, (2) furnished as part of expanded habilitation services.”
 

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Medicaid & Employment
Systems: 
  • Medicaid Agencies
Topics: 
  • Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)
Date Enacted: 
07/01/2018
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