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Medicaid Waiver Programs

Consolidated Waiver Program

Covered Services Waiver Services (for adults and children) Include:

  • Adaptive Aids and Medical Supplies
  • Adult Foster Care
  • Assisted Living / Residential Care
  • Audiology
  • Behavior Communication Specialist
  • Child Support Services
  • Consumer Directed Services
  • Dental
  • Dietary Services
  • Emergency Response Service
  • Family Surrogate Services
  • Habilitation (residential, day, supported employment, and prevocational)
  • Home Delivered Meals
  • Independent Advocacy
  • Intervenor Services
  • Minor Home Modifications
  • Nursing Services
  • Orientation and Mobility Services
  • Personal Assistance Services
  • Prescribed Drugs
  • Psychological
  • Respite (In and Out-of-Home)
  • Social Work
  • Therapies (physical, occupational, and speech / language pathology)
  • Transportation
  • 24-Hour Residential Habilitation
Client Eligibility

Age: No limit

Income / Resources:
The applicant must be Medicaid eligible in the community under:
  • SSI; or
  • Medical Assistance Only (MAO) protected status; or
  • Meet the income and resource requirements for Medicaid benefits in nursing facilities ($1,737/month with resources of $2,000 for an individual. Spousal impoverishment provisions apply); or
  • As a disabled child who would be eligible for Medicaid if institutionalized and if parental income is not deemed to the child.
Individual Service Plan:

Must be developed by a DADS Human Services Specialist through a person-directed planning process in conjunction with the individual and other persons. 

Informed Choice: Choose waiver services instead of institutional care based on an informed choice.

Interest List: Currently on an interest list in Bexar County for CBA, CLASS, DB-MD, MDCP or HCS.

Contact:

Department of Aging and Disability Services
Mail Code W-521
P. O. Box 149030
Austin, TX 78714-9030
Phone Number 512-436-5658