Children's Long-Term Support Waiver Program

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Updated Manual: Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waiver for the Children’s Long-Term Services (CLTS) Waiver Program

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About the Children's Long-Term Support (CLTS) Waiver Program

The Children's Long-Term Support (CLTS) Waiver Program is a Home and Community-Based Service (HCBS) Waiver that provides Medicaid funding for children who have substantial limitations in their daily activities and need support to remain in their home or community. Eligible children include those with developmental disabilities, severe emotional disturbances, and physical disabilities. Funding can be used to support a range of different services based on an assessment of the needs of the child and his or her family.

The videos featured on this page demonstrate the importance of investing in children in need of long-term care services. Governor Tony Evers’ budget proposal guarantees all eligible children with disabilities who have long-term care needs can access care in their communities by eliminating the current Children’s Long-Term Support Waiver Program waitlist, strengthening Wisconsin’s stance as a national leader in our approach to serving the elderly and people with disabilities.

Eliminating the Wait List

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Last Revised: October 5, 2019