Children's Long-Term Support Waivers - Who is Eligible?

Requirements

All children or young adults must meet the basic requirements listed below for CLTS Waivers eligibility. To qualify for certain types of funding, there may be additional requirements.

Every CLTS Waivers participant must:

  • be under 22 years of age;

  • be eligible for Wisconsin Medicaid, including:

    • be a United States citizen or have acceptable immigration status;

    • be a Wisconsin resident;

    • not have income in their name in excess of the current Medicaid standards;

  • live at home or in a foster care setting;

  • have a level of care need that is typically provided in an institutional setting such as a hospital, a nursing home, or an institution for people with developmental disabilities;

  • be able to receive safe and appropriate care at home and/or in the community; and

  • be able to receive safe and appropriate care at home and/or in the community that does not have a cost to the Wisconsin Medicaid Program that exceeds the cost Medicaid would pay if the child were in an institution

Last Revised: June 19, 2017