Medicaid/Waiver Resources

Smiling BabyDown Syndrome of Louisville provides assistance in understanding and navigating the state waiver application and services.

Check out the resources we have available below, or contact us with questions!

Kentucky State Medicaid Waivers

Children and adults with an intellectual disability may qualify for a 1915(c) Home- and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Medicaid waiver. These waivers provide the support you need to live as independently as possible.

1915(c) HCBS waivers typically offer Medicaid-paid services you can not receive through Kentucky’s state Medicaid program.

Michelle P Waiver Services

  • Waiting list only at this time. Currently the waiting list is approximately 7-10 years. We are consistently advocating for this to change, however its best that you apply ASAP
  • DSL encourages all members to apply. Sometimes parents do not think it is necessary until later in life, however there are benefits you can use for your member at any age and with the waiting with the waiting list so long – it’s best to sign up NOW!

Home and Community Based Waiver Services

  • There is no wait list at this time
  • Must meet Medical criteria (not just diagnosis of DS)

Supports for Community Living Services

  • Waiting list only at this time
  • Emergency placement process for abuse or death of caretaker(s)
  • Includes residential services
  • DSL encourages all members to apply

To start the waiver application process contact the point of entry office that serves your county.

Bullitt, Henry, Jefferson, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer, Trimble

Instructions before calling Seven Counties

Seven Counties Services

3717 Taylorsville Road

Louisville, KY 40220

Phone 502-459-5292 or 800-459-5292 Ask for the On Call Person for Waivers

Breckenridge, Grayson, Hardin, Larue, Marion, Meade, Nelson, Washington

Instructions before calling Communicare

Communicare, Inc.

320 Ring Road

Elizabethtown, KY 42701

Phone: 270-769-3377 Ask for Waiver application staff

Indiana State Medicaid Waivers

Down Syndrome of Louisville provides assistance in understanding and navigating the state waiver application and services. Contact Shelly Durbin or call 502-495-5088 for assistance.

Children and adults with an intellectual disability may qualify for a 1915(c) Home – and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Medicaid waiver. These waivers provide the support you need to live as independently as possible. 1915(c) HCBS waivers typically offer Medicaid-paid services you can not receive through Indiana state Medicaid programs Indiana’s Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services provides funding for services to our Indiana members.

Family Supports Waivers

Fact Sheet
  • There is a short wait list.
  • DSL encourages all members to apply.

Community Integration and Habilitation Waiver

Fact Sheet
  • Waiting list only at this time
  • Emergency placement process for homeless, abuse or death of caretaker
  • Includes residential services
  • DSL encourages all members to apply.

Helpful Resources

Medicaid Waivers

To start the waiver application process contact the point of entry office that serves your county.

Bartholomew, Brown, Clark, Crawford, Dearborn, Decatur, Floyd, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Jennings, Lawrence, Ohio, Orange, Ripley, Scott, Switzerland & Washington.

District 8

1452 Vaxter Avenue

Clarksville, IN 47129-7721

Phone: 812-283-1040 Toll Free: 877-218-3529 (V/VRS/711) Toll Free Fax: 855-525-9376

All Indiana Counties Waiver Offices

https://www.in.gov/fssa/files/BDDS.pdf

Director of Waiver Services & Adult Programs

Shelly Durbin

Director of Waiver Services & Adult Programs

Translate »