HCBS Waivers for Non-Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities - Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing
Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing
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Mile High United Way - MHUW
Description of Service
Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waivers provide assistance for adults and children with disabilities other than intellectual and developmental disabilities. Specific services provided vary by waiver (see Helpful Tips for Waiver Types). Each waiver has an enrollment limit. Applicants may apply for more than one waiver, but may only receive services through one waiver at a time.
Call the appropriate Single Entry Point (SEP) for more information and application instructions (See Helpful Tips).
Contact information for Single Entry Points can be found at https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/hcpf/single-entry-point-agencies.
- HCBS-BI (Brain Injury) - Individuals aged 16 and older with a brain injury as defined in the Colorado Code of Regulations with specific diagnostic codes.
- HCBS-SCI (Spinal Cord Injury) - Individuals aged 18 and older with a spinal cord injury as defined in the Colorado Code of Regulation with specific diagnostic codes.
- HCBS-CMHS (Community Mental Health Supports) - Individuals 18 and older with a diagnosis of major mental illness as defined in the Colorado Code of Regulations with specific DSM-IV diagnostic codes.
- HCBS-EBD (Elderly, Blind, and Disabled) - Individuals aged 18 and older with a functional impairment (aged 65+) or blind or physically disabled persons (aged 18-64).
- CHILDREN'S HCBS - Individuals birth through age 17 who are disabled in the home and are at risk of nursing facility or hospital placement.
- HCBS-CWA (Children With Autism) - Individuals birth through age 5 with intensive behavioral or medical needs who are at risk of institutionalization. Children, birth through age 4, must have a developmental delay. Children, 5 through 17, must have a developmental disability.
- HCBS-CHRP (Children's Habilitation Residential Program) - Individuals birth through age 20 who are in the custody of the County Department of Human/Social Services, residing in an out-of-home CHRP approved placement and have a developmental disability (developmental delay age 0-4).
- HCBS-CLLI (Children with a Life-Limited Illness) - Individuals birth through age 18 with a life limiting illness who can be safely cared for in the home and who are at risk of institutionalization in a hospital.
Adults and children with non-intellectual and developmental disabilities who meet financial, medical, and target population criteria. Criteria varies by waiver.