Tennessee 1915(c) Home and Community Based Service "Self Determination Waiver Program "


State Policies & Initiatives: 
Medicaid & Employment
The Self-Determination Waiver offers a continuum of services that are selected by each individual pursuant to a person-centered planning process and support each person’s independence and full integration into the community, including opportunities to seek employment and work in competitive, integrated settings and engage in community life. Services are delivered in a manner which ensures each individual’s rights of privacy, dignity, respect and freedom from coercion and restraint; optimizes individual initiative, autonomy, and independence in making life choices; and are delivered in a manner that comports fully with standards applicable to HCBS settings delivered under Section 1915(c) of the Social Security Act…
  • Medicaid Agencies
  • Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)