Medicaid Services At Home
Medicaid is a health insurance program paid for by both your state and the Federal government, but the requirements are set by your state. The government has various “Waivers” or programs under the umbrella of Medicaid. One of these is the Home and Community Based Services “HCBS” Program Waiver.
Some Programs Which Fall Under HCBS In Florida:
- Statewide Medicaid Managed Care- Long Term Care (SMMC-LTC) Waiver
- Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) Waiver
- Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Waiver
- Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Waiver
What Are Home and Community Based (HCBS) Services?
Keep in mind you have to meet specific criteria for the HCBS Program Waiver. Click here for specifics on the Florida HCBS requirements. Knowing what requirements need to be met and what agencies are involved in the process will help expedite the application review or potentially lead to an approval of benefits. If you would like assistance with your Medicaid HCBS application or need to learn more about what to expect, contact us.