COP Waiver Basics

Overview of the CIP II and COP-W Medicaid Waivers

Chapters and Sections of the COP Waiver Basics Manual

P-20239, January 2010

  • Section 1. Background Information (PDF, 64 KB)
    • Long Term Care Program Values
    • Waivers and Outcomes
    • Long Term Care Programs 
    • Medicaid Waivers Other Than Family Care
    • Waiver Mandate 
    • Medicaid Waivers Manual 
  • Section 2. Functional Eligibility (PDF, 245 KB)
    • Assessment/Supplement 
    • Long Term Care Functional Screen
    • Health Form 
  • Section 3. Financial Eligibility (PDF, 997 KB)
    • Financial Eligibility 
    • Group A 
    • Client Assistance for Re-employment and Economic Support (CARES) 
    • Group B 
    • Group C 
    • Community Spouse Income Allocation 
    • Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB) Eligibility 
    • Specified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiary (SLMB) Eligibility
    • Veteran's Administration (VA) Programs 
    • Medicaid Estate Recovery 
    • Medical and Remedial Expenses 
  • Section 4. Service Plan Development (PDF, 374 KB)
    • Individual Services Plan (ISP) & ISP - Individual Outcomes 
    • Variance Requests 
  • Section 5. Certification of Eligibility (PDF, 117 KB)
    • Certification of Eligibility
    • Effective Date of Eligibility 
  • Section 6. Ongoing Care Management (PDF, 216 KB)
    • Required Care Management Contacts 
    • Case Notes 
    • Service Reviews 
    • ISP Updates 
    • Appendix T 
    • Human Services Reporting System (HSRS) Information 
    • Recertification Process 
Last Revised: June 20, 2016