Indiana

Indiana currently has four waiver programs that serve children, and one additional program that is being phased out. All are 1915(c) HCBS waivers, and all waive parent income and are open to children of all incomes. General information about waivers in Indiana can be found on the state's HCBS Waiver Page. Family Voices of Indiana also has fact sheets available on both Medical Waivers and Developmental Waivers.

Indiana Advocacy Organizations:

Programs in Indiana

COMMUNITY INTEGRATION AND HABILITATION
  • Target Population: Children and adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities, including autism.
  • Ages: all ages
  • Levels of Care: Intermediate Care Facility
  • Income Waiver: Yes, the waiver is based on the child's income only.
  • Waiver Type: 1915(c)
  • Spots: 11,776
  • Expiration Date: 9/30/2019
  • Description from medicaid.gov: Provides adult day, case management, prevocational, rent and food for unrelated live-in caregiver, residential hab and support, respite, supported employment follow along, OT, PT, psychological therapy, speech/language therapy, behavioral support, community based hab-group, community based hab-individual, community transition, electronic monitoring, environmental mods, facility based hab-group, facility based hab-individual, facility based support services, family and caregiver training, intensive behavior intervention, music therapy, PERS, recreational therapy, specialized medical equipment and supplies, structured family caregiving, transportation, wellness coordination, and workplace assistance for individuals with autism, ID, DD, ages 0 - no max age.
  • Online State Information: Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Page
  • Official Federal Information
  • How to Apply: Contact your regional Bureau of Developmental Disabilities or call 1-800-545-7763. 
  • Waiting List: Indiana has 1870 individuals with developmental disabilities on the waiting list.
FAMILY SUPPORTS
  • Target Population: Children and adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities, including autism.
  • Ages: all ages
  • Levels of Care: Intermediate Care Facility
  • Income Waiver: Yes, the waiver is based on the child's income only.
  • Waiver Type: 1915(c)
  • Spots: 25,258
  • Expiration Date: 3/31/2020
  • Description from medicaid.gov: Provides adult day, case management, prevocational, respite, OT, PT, psychological therapy, speech/language therapy, behavioral support services, community based hab-group, community based hab-individual, extended services, facility based hab-group, facility based hab-individual, facility based support services, family and caregiver training, intensive behavioral intervention, music therapy, participant assistance and care, PERS, recreational therapy, specialized medical equipment and supplies, transportation, and workplace assistance for individuals with autism, IID, DD, ages 0 - no max age.
  • Online State Information: Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Page
  • Official Federal Information
  • How to Apply: Contact your regional Bureau of Developmental Disabilities or call 1-800-545-7763. 
  • Waiting List: Indiana has 1870 individuals with developmental disabilities on the waiting list.
AGED AND DISABLED
  • Target Population: Children and adults with physical or medical disabilities.
  • Ages: all ages
  • Levels of Care: Nursing Facility
  • Income Waiver: Yes, the waiver is based on the child's income only.
  • Waiver Type: 1915(c)
  • Spots: 18,116
  • Expiration Date: 6/30/2018
  • Description from medicaid.gov: Provides adult day, attendant care, case management, homemaker, respite, adult family care, assisted living, community transition, environmental mods assessment, environmental mods, health care coordination, home delivered meals, nutritional supplements, PERS, pest control, specialized medical equipment and supplies,structured family caregiving, transportation, and vehicle mods for aged individuals 65 yrs - no max, and physically disabled/disabled other, ages 0-64.
  • Online State Information: Aged and Disabled and Traumatic Brain Injury Waiver Page
  • Official Federal Information
  • How to Apply: Call 1-800-986-3505 or contact your Area Agency on Aging.
  • Waiting List: Indiana has 1870 individuals with developmental disabilities on the waiting list.
TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY
  • Target Population: Children and adults with brain injuries.
  • Ages: all ages
  • Levels of Care: Intermediate Care Facility, Nursing Facility
  • Income Waiver: Yes, the waiver is based on the child's income only.
  • Waiver Type: 1915(c)
  • Spots: 200
  • Expiration Date: 12/31/2017
  • Description from medicaid.gov: Provides adult day, attendant care, case management, homemaker, residential based habilitation, respite, structured day program, supported employment, adult family care, behavior management/behavior program and counseling, community transition, environmental mods, health care coordination, home delivered meals, nutritional supplements, PERS, pest control, specialized medical equipment and supplies, transportation, vehicle mods for individuals with brain injury, ages 0 - no max age.
  • Online State Information: Aged and Disabled and Traumatic Brain Injury Waiver Page
  • Official Federal Information
  • How to Apply: Call 1-800-986-3505 or contact your Area Agency on Aging.
  • Waiting List: Indiana has 44 individuals with TBI/SCI on the waiting list.
PRTF WAIVER

Also called PRTF Transition Waiver

This waiver is being phased out. Current participants will be served until services are no longer needed or they are transferred to other programs. No new participants will be accepted. Indiana also has a child mental health wrap-around program and a money-follows-the-person program for youth with mental health needs.

  • Target Population: Children with mental illness or serious emotional disturbance.
  • Ages: 6-20
  • Levels of Care: Psychiatric Hospital
  • Income Waiver: unknown
  • Waiver Type: 1915(c)
  • Spots: waiver is being phased out
  • Expiration Date: 9/30/2017
  • Description from medicaid.gov: Provides habilitation, respite, consultative clinical and therapeutic services, flex funds, non-medical transportation, training and support for unpaid caregivers, wraparound facilitation/care coordination, wraparound technician for individuals with mental illness (ages 18-20) and SED (ages 6-17).
  • Online State Information: PRTF Information
  • Official Federal Information
  • How to Apply: Not taking new applications.
  • Waiting List: NA
OTHER PROGRAMS