Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services

For use by Children's Long-Term Support (CLTS) waiver agencies. DHS is updating the Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services Waiver Manual for the CLTS Waiver Program. Draft chapters are available on the CLTS Waiver Program webpage

The Community Options Program (COP) and Community Integration Program (CIP) ended on June 30, 2018. References in the waiver manual to COP and CIP no longer apply to adults.

Final Manual

We are working to complete the new manual. Currently the manual contains:

  • Chapter 1, Overview and Administration
  • Chapter 2, Eligibility
  • Chapter 3, Financial Eligibility
  • Chapter 4, Provider Requirements and Allowable Services: Service Descriptions
  • Chapter 5, Use of Funding in Substitute Care
  • Chapter 6, Enrollment and Recertification
  • Chapter 9, Health and Safety

Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waiver Manual for the CLTS Waiver Program, P-02256 (PDF)

Additional Resources

Instructions and Requirements for the Use of Restrictive Measures in Long-Term Support Programs for Children, P-02616 (PDF)

Chapters and Sections of the Interim Manual

Chapter Section
Chapter I has been removed. Refer to P-02256 for the current Chapter 1–Overview and Administration.  
Chapter II has been removed. Refer to P-02256 for the current Chapter 2–Eligibility. II-1
Chapter III has been removed. Refer to P-02256 for the current Chapter 3–Financial Eligibility.  
Chapter IV has been removed. Refer to P-02256 for the current Chapter 4–Provider Requirements and Allowable Services: Service Descriptions.  
Chapter 5 has been removed. Refer to P-02256 for the current Chapter 5–Use of Funding in Substitute Care.  
Chapter VI has been removed. Refer to P-02256 for the current Chapter 6–Enrollment and Recertification.  
Chapter VII – Recertification, Plan Review, and ISP Update (PDF) VII-1
7.01 Introduction (PDF) VII-1
7.02 Recertification: Program Specific Requirements (PDF) VII-3
7.03 Timeliness of Recertification and Documentation (PDF) VII-11
7.04 Individual Service Plan Review - Documentation (PDF) VII-12
7.05 Service Plan Updates (PDF) VII-13
Chapter VIII – Participant Rights and Appeal and Grievance Processes (PDF) VIII-1
8.01 Medicaid Waiver Applicant/Participant Rights (PDF) VIII-1
8.02 Responsibility for the Notification of Rights (PDF) VIII-1
8.03 Waiver Agency Actions Subject to Appeal or Grievance (PDF) VIII-4
8.04 General Notice and Notification Requirements Associated with Waiver Agency Actions (PDF) VIII-6
8.05 Participant Rights: Restrictive Measures (PDF) VIII-7
Chapter IX has been removed. Refer to P-02256 for the current Chapter 9–Health and Safety.  

 

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Last Revised: July 31, 2020