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Virginia Medicaid Waivers for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. by Bradford Hulcher. Virginia Medicaid Waivers Provide Home and Community Services. Home & Community Based Care Waivers. Waivers give States the flexibility to develop and implement alternatives to institutionalization.

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Virginia medicaid waivers for individuals with autism spectrum disorder

Virginia Medicaid Waivers for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder

by Bradford Hulcher


Virginia Medicaid Waivers Provide Spectrum Disorder

Home and Community Services


Home community based care waivers
Home & Community Based Care Waivers Spectrum Disorder

Waivers give States the flexibility to develop and implement alternatives to institutionalization


Possible waivers for individuals with asd
Possible Waivers for Spectrum DisorderIndividuals with ASD

  • Elderly or Disabled with Consumer Direction (EDCD) Waiver

  • Individual and Family Developmental Disabilities Support (DD) Waiver

  • Intellectual Disabilities (ID) Waiver


Waiver eligibility process
Waiver Eligibility Process Spectrum Disorder

  • Screening first

  • Financial eligibility second

  • Screening for Waivers provided without any cost to the individual


Screening
Screening Spectrum Disorder

  • 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


Developmental disabilities dd waiver
Developmental Disabilities (DD) Waiver Spectrum Disorder

  • 6 years of age or older and have a developmental disability

  • No diagnosis of intellectual disability

  • Must meet criteria for institutional placement


Screening for dd waiver
Screening for DD Waiver Spectrum Disorder

  • 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”


Screening for dd waiver1
Screening for DD Waiver Spectrum Disorder

  • Level of Functioning Survey

    http://www.dmas.virginia.gov/downloads/forms/DMAS-458.pdf

    Please download the form from the website titled

    • “Level of Functioning Survey”


Intellectual disabilities id waiver
Intellectual Disabilities Spectrum Disorder(ID) Waiver

  • Diagnosis of Intellectual Disability

    or

  • Under the age of 6 and at developmental risk

  • Must meet criteria for institutional placement


Id waiver services
ID Waiver Services Spectrum Disorder

  • 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


Screening for the id waiver
Screening for the ID Waiver Spectrum Disorder

  • Screening by local Community Services Board

  • Call to request screening

  • Level of Functioning Survey or Developmental Milestones Assessment

  • Over 5,000 on waiting list


Elderly or disabled with consumer direction edcd waiver
Elderly or Disabled with Consumer Direction (EDCD) Waiver Spectrum Disorder

  • Must be 65 or older or disabled

  • Must meet nursing home criteria


Edcd waiver services
EDCD Waiver Services Spectrum Disorder

  • Adult Day Health Care

  • Personal Care Services

  • Personal Emergency Response System (PERS)

  • Respite


Screening for edcd waiver
Screening for EDCD Waiver Spectrum Disorder

  • Screening by local Departments of Social Services and Health

  • Call to request screening

  • Uniform Assessment Instrument (UAI) http://www.dmas.virginia.gov/downloads/forms/UAI.pdf

  • No waiting list


More info
More Info Spectrum Disorder

  • Join discussion group

    • [email protected]

  • www.VaMedicaidWaivers.org

  • Medicaid Waiver Info Center

    • 866-323-1088 Toll Free

    • 757-461-8007 Tidewater


More info1
More Info Spectrum Disorder

  • Medicaid Waiver Documents

    Please download the documents from the website titled

    • Medicaid Waiver Mentors

    • Medicaid Waiver Services Guide


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