Medicaid Waiver Programs

West Virginia

~~“The Bureau for Medical Services has four Waiver Programs:

The Aged and Disabled Waiver (ADW)  is for people age 18 or older who meet the medical criteria of receiving nursing home care and who meet financial requirements.

The Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Waiver (IDDW) is for individuals who have intellectual disabilities and/or developmental disabilities who would otherwise be institutionalized. 

The Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Waiver addresses the immediate and long-term physical, mental and social needs of individuals with substance use disorders, and promotes and sustains their long-term recovery.

The Traumatic Brain Injury Waiver (TBIW) is for people age 3 or older who have a traumatic brain injury defined as a non-degenerative, non-congenital insult to the brain caused by an external physical force resulting in total or partial functional disability and/or psychosocial impairment or an injury caused by anoxia due to near drowning and who meets the medical criteria of receiving nursing home care.”

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Medicaid & Employment
Systems: 
  • Other
Topics: 
  • Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)
Other: 
  • West Virginia Bureau for Medical Services
Date Enacted: 
09/14/2018
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