Iowa currently has seven HCBS Waivers in the Waiver Program that provides service funding and individualized supports to maintain eligible members in their own homes or communities who would otherwise require care in a medical institution.
The Seven HCBS Waivers:
If you wish to learn more about the HCBS Waiver Program, please read the HCBS Waiver Program brochure, "Are Home and Community Based Services Right for You?"
|Consumer Choices Option (CCO)|
|Members can also take advantage of a Consumer Choices Option (CCO) which gives members more control over how to choose their services. Read more about the Consumer Choices Option in this CCO Information Flyer or visit the Consumer Choices Option webpage.|
|Consumer Directed Attendant Care (CDAC) Services:|
|In the HCBS Waiver Program, there is an opportunity for people to have help in their own homes through the CDAC services. These are services designed to help people do things that they normally would for themselves if they were able. Read more about the CDAC services by visiting the CDAC webpage.
Applying to become a provider in the HCBS Waiver Program
Read more about how to become a provider in the HCBS Waiver Program.
HCBS Provider Manual
Access the revised HCBS provider manual.
Program Comparison Charts
Chart comparing the various HCBS programs and services.
HCBS Waiver Waiting List Information
A lot of people apply for waivers. It is possible that there may be a waiting lists for waivers. The waiting list can vary by program and by utilization rates. Your DHS worker can help you understand waiting lists. .
Prevocational and Supported Employment Services
The department in partnership with employment stakeholders has developed an Employment First Guidebook. This Guidebook was created to provide case managers, care managers, service coordinators and integrated health home care coordinators with critical information, resources and tools to help them do the best possible job of assisting transition-age youth and working-age adults with disabilities they support to work.
Frequently Asked Questions for HCBS Prevocational and Supported Employment Services
Personnel checklists for providers enrolled to provide Supported Employment (SE) services, Supported Community Living (SCL) services and Residential-Based Supported Community Living (RBSCL) services. This is used to document dates of required trainings for workers providing any of these services.
Individualized Services Information System (ISIS) User ID Form
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