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1 Virginia Medicaid Waivers for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder by Bradford Hulcher

2 Virginia Medicaid Waivers Provide Home and Community Services

3 Home & Community Based Care Waivers Waivers give States the flexibility to develop and implement alternatives to institutionalization

4 Possible Waivers for Individuals with ASD Elderly or Disabled with Consumer Direction (EDCD) Waiver Individual and Family Developmental Disabilities Support (DD) Waiver Intellectual Disabilities (ID) Waiver

5 Waiver Eligibility Process Screening first Financial eligibility second Screening for Waivers provided without any cost to the individual

6 Screening EDCD Waiver: Pre-Admission Screening Teams of the Department of Health & Department of Social Services ID Waiver: Community Services Board DD Waiver: Department of Health Local Clinics or Child Development Clinics

7 Developmental Disabilities (DD) Waiver 6 years of age or older and have a developmental disability No diagnosis of intellectual disability Must meet criteria for institutional placement

8 Screening for DD Waiver Screening by Local Department of Health or Child Development Clinics Over 1,000 on waiting list Screening request Please download the forms from the website titled –“Request for Screening” –“Screening Facility Regions”

9 Screening for DD Waiver Level of Functioning Survey S-458.pdf Please download the form from the website titled –“Level of Functioning Survey”

10 Intellectual Disabilities (ID) Waiver Diagnosis of Intellectual Disability or Under the age of 6 and at developmental risk Must meet criteria for institutional placement

11 ID Waiver Services Adult companion Assistive technology Crisis stabilization Day Support and Prevocational services Environmental modifications Personal emergency response system Personal assistance services Residential support (individual’s home or group home) Respite care Skilled Nursing Supported employment Therapeutic consultation

12 Screening for the ID Waiver Screening by local Community Services Board Call to request screening Level of Functioning Survey or Developmental Milestones Assessment Over 5,000 on waiting list

13 Elderly or Disabled with Consumer Direction (EDCD) Waiver Must be 65 or older or disabled Must meet nursing home criteria

14 EDCD Waiver Services Adult Day Health Care Personal Care Services Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) Respite

15 Screening for EDCD Waiver Screening by local Departments of Social Services and Health Call to request screening Uniform Assessment Instrument (UAI) pdf No waiting list

16 More Info Join discussion group Medicaid Waiver Info Center – Toll Free – Tidewater

17 More Info Medicaid Waiver Documents Please download the documents from the website titled –Medicaid Waiver Mentors –Medicaid Waiver Services Guide


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