Home and Community Based Waivers

Community Living Waiver

The Community Living Waiver supports individuals with an intellectual disability, autism or developmental disability to live more independently in their homes and communities through the provision of a variety of services that promote community living, employment, communication, self-direction, choice and control. Traditional Pediatric & Adult Skilled Home Care can provide these services through the traditional agency model.  

Eligibility criteria:

  • Be age three and older
  • Have a diagnosis of intellectual or developmental disabilities or autism
  • Require active treatment
  • Be recommended for an intermediate care facility level of care based on a medical evaluation
  • Determined eligible for Medical Assistance (MA)
  • Meet the financial requirements as determined by your local County Assistance Office
  • $2,000 resource limit (does not apply to dependent children under age 21)
  • Income limit 300% of the Federal Benefit Rate
  • Individual cost limit of $70,000 per person per fiscal year (excluding supports coordination)

Services that can be provided include:

  • In Home and Community Support (Unlicensed)
  • Companion
  • Nursing Services

Note: The list of eligibility criteria and services may change when waiver amendments or waiver renewals are approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Please, visit the Department of Public Welfare’s website for a current list of all services provided through this waiver.