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What Is The Medicaid Waiver Program?

The Medicaid Waiver Programs assist older and disabled individuals to remain in their home with assistance.

Who Can Benefit From The Program?

Any individual can complete an application. Final eligibility will be determined when funding is available. (You must be a Medicaid recipient by the start of services.)

What determines eligibility?

Consumers who meet the same criteria as those who would meet Extended Care Level of Function and whose income and resources do not exceed the criteria for Special Income Limits set by the State of Indiana for Waiver recipients.

What Services Are Available?

There are many different waivers available. Services may vary from housekeeping and bathing assistance to Assisted Living.

What Are The Types Of Medicaid Waivers? (Parental income and resources disregarded for children under age 18)

Aged and Disabled Waiver
Must be aged or disabled and meet Nursing Facility Level of Care.

Traumatic Brain Injury Waiver
Must have a diagnosis of Traumatic Brain Injury and meet Nursing Facility Level of Care.

What Are The Types Of Waivers For People With Developmental Disabilities?

Developmental Disability Waiver
Must be developmentally disabled and meet ICF/MR Level of Care.

Autism Waiver
Must have a diagnosis of Autism and meet ICF/MR Level of Care.

Support Services Waiver
Must be developmentally disabled and meet ICF/MR Level of Care.

For more information regarding Developmental Disability Waivers, please contact:
BDDS
110 West Ridge Road
Gary, IN 46408
219-981-5313

How can I find out more information about the Medicaid Waiver Program?

For more information, please contact Northwest Indiana Community Action Corporation (NWICA) and ask to speak with an Options Counselor.

If you would like to learn more about these services and find out if you qualify, contact NWICA 2-1-1 Information and Assistance at 2-1-1 or 1-800-826-7871.