New Hampshire

New Hampshire currently has a TEFRA-like program and two HCBS 1915(c) waivers that serve children. All three programs waive parent income. An overview of New Hampshire's programs can be found on its Medicaid Disability page.

New Hampshire also has two adult-only waivers, BDS Acquired Brain Disorder Services and Choices for Independence.

Advocacy Organizations in New Hampshire:

Programs in New Hampshire

HOME CARE FOR CHILDREN WITH SEVERE DISABILITIES

Also called HC-CSD or Katie Beckett

  • Target Population: Children who would otherwise require care in an institution with any type of disability, including medical, developmental, intellectual, or psychiatric conditions.
  • Ages: 0-18
  • Levels of Care: Intermediate Care Facility, Nursing Facility, Hospital
  • Income Waiver: Yes, the program is based on the child's income only. In the past, a family fee was charged. We have been unable to verify if these fees have continued.
  • Waiver Type: TEFRA-like
  • Spots: unlimited
  • Expiration Date: NA
  • Description: Provides Medicaid coverage only.
  • Online State Information: Children's Medical Assistance or this booklet.
  • How to Apply: Apply for Medicaid and mention you want to apply for the Home Care for Children with Severe Disabilities program.
  • Waiting List: none
DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES WAIVER
  • 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: 5303
  • Expiration Date: 8/31/2021
  • Description from medicaid.gov: Provides community participation services, residential habilitation/personal care services, respite, service coordination, supported employment, assistive technology support services, community support services (CSS), crisis response services, environmental and vehicle modification services, participant directed and managed services (PDMS) formerly consolidated developmental services, specialty services, wellness coaching for individuals with autism, DD and ID, from 0 - no max age.
  • Online State Information: Bureau of Developmental Services
  • Official Federal Information
  • How to Apply: Call BDS at (603) 271-5034; (800) 852-3345, ext. 5034; or TDD (800) 735-2964.
  • Waiting List: none
IN HOME SUPPORTS FOR CHILDREN WITH DD
  • Target Population: Children with developmental or intellectual disabilities, including autism.
  • Ages: 0-21
  • Levels of Care: Intermediate Care Facility
  • Income Waiver: Yes, the waiver is based on the child's income only.
  • Waiver Type: 1915(c)
  • Spots: 500
  • Expiration Date: 12/31/2020
  • Description from medicaid.gov: Provides enhanced personal care, consultations, environmental and vehicle mods, family support/service coordination, and respite care for individuals with autism, ID, DD, ages 0-21.
  • Online State Information: Bureau of Developmental Services
  • Official Federal Information
  • How to Apply: Call BDS at (603) 271-5034; (800) 852-3345, ext. 5034; or TDD (800) 735-2964.
  • Waiting List: none
OTHER PROGRAMS