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Missouri Medicaid Waivers

Missouri currently has five HCBS 1915(c) waivers that serve children. Only the waiver for persons with developmental disabilities waives parent income. For a general overview of programs, see their Home and Community Based Waivers page.

Missouri also has several adult-only waivers, including AIDS, Independent Living, Medically Fragile Adult, Aged and Disabled, and Adult Day Care.

Other Programs in Missouri:

Missouri Advocacy Organizations:

Autism

  • Target Population: Children with autism.
  • Ages: 3-18
  • Levels of Care: Intermediate Care Facility
  • Income Waiver: No
  • Waiver Type: 1915(c)
  • Spots: 175
  • Expiration Date: 6/30/2017
  • Description from medicaid.govProvides in-home respite, personal assistant, assistive technology, behavior analysis, community specialist services, environmental accessibility adaptations-vehicle mods, out of home respite, person centered strategies consultation, professional assessment and monitoring, specialized medical equipment and supplies (adaptive equipment), support broker, transportation for individuals with autism, ages 3-18.
  • Online State Information: Autism Waiver
  • How to Apply: Contact your Regional Office.
  • Waiting List: Missouri has 28 children and 656 people with developmental disabilities on its waiting list.
  • Advocacy/Support Group: Autism Society of the Heartland 

Children with DD (MOCDD)

Also called Sarah Lopez Waiver

  • Target Population: Children with developmental or intellectual disabilities.
  • Ages: 0-17
  • Levels of Care: Intermediate Care Facility
  • Income Waiver: Yes, the waiver is based on the child's income only.
  • Waiver Type: 1915(c)
  • Spots: 366
  • Expiration Date: 9/30/2018
  • Description from medicaid.govProvides home respite, personal assistant, assistive technology, behavior analysis services, community specialist, crisis intervention, environmental accessibility adaptations-home/vehicle mods, independent living skills development, out of home respite, person centered strategies consultation, professional assessment and monitoring, specialized medical equipment & supplies (adaptive equipment), support broker, and transportation for children with IDD/DD, 0-17 yrs.
  • Online State Information: MOCDD or Sarah Lopez Waiver
  • How to Apply: Contact your Regional Office.
  • Waiting List: Missouri has 28 children and 656 people with developmental disabilities on its waiting list.
  • Advocacy/Support Group: Let us know if there is one.

Partnership for Hope

  • Target Population: Children and adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities, including autism.
  • Ages: all ages
  • Levels of Care: Intermediate Care Facility
  • Income Waiver: No
  • Waiver Type: 1915(c)
  • Spots: 3220
  • Expiration Date: 9/30/2018
  • Description from medicaid.govProvides individual community employment, job preparation, personal assistant, temporary residential service, dental, assistive technology, behavioral analysis service, co-worker supports, community specialist, environmental accessibility adaptations-home/vehicle mods, group community employment, independent living skills development, job discovery, OT, person centered strategies consultation, PT, professional assessment and monitoring, specialized medical equipment and supplies (adaptive equipment), speech therapy, support broker, transportation for individuals with autism, IDD, and DD, ages 0 - no max age.
  • Online State Information: Partnership for Hope
  • How to Apply: Contact your Regional Office.
  • Waiting List: Missouri has 28 children and 656 people with developmental disabilities on its waiting list.
  • Advocacy/Support Group: Let us know if there is one.

DD Comprehensive

  • Target Population: Children and adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities.
  • Ages: all ages
  • Levels of Care: Intermediate Care Facility
  • Income Waiver: No
  • Waiver Type: 1915(c)
  • Spots: 9182
  • Expiration Date: 6/30/2021
  • Description from medicaid.govProvides community employment, group home, in home respite, individualized supported living, job preparation, personal assistant, assistive technology, behavior analysis service, co-worker supports, communication skills instruction, community specialist, community transition, counseling, crisis intervention, environmental accessibility adaptations-home/vehicle mods, host home, independent living skills development, job discovery, OT, out of home respite, person centered strategies consultation, PT, professional assessment and monitoring, specialized medical equipment and supplies (adaptive equipment), speech therapy, support broker, transportation for individuals with IDD and DD, ages 0 - no max age.
  • Online State Information: DD Comprehensive Waiver
  • How to Apply: Contact your Regional Office.
  • Waiting List: Missouri has 28 children and 656 people with developmental disabilities on its waiting list.
  • Advocacy/Support Group: Let us know if there is one.

Div of DD Community Support

Also called Support Waiver

  • Target Population: Children and adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities.
  • Ages: all ages
  • Levels of Care: Intermediate Care Facility
  • Income Waiver: No
  • Waiver Type: 1915(c)
  • Spots: 4454
  • Expiration Date: 6/30/2021
  • Description from medicaid.govProvides community employment, in home respite, job preparation, personal assistant, assistive technology, behavior analysis service, co-worker supports, communication skills instruction, community specialist services, counseling, crisis intervention, environmental accessibility adaptations-home/vehicle mods, independent living skills development, job discovery, OT, out of home respite, person centered strategies consultation, PT, professional assessment and monitoring, specialized medical equipment and supplies (adaptive equipment), speech therapy, support broker, transportation for individuals with ID or DD, ages 0 - no max age.
  • Online State Information: Support Waiver
  • How to Apply: Contact your Regional Office.
  • Waiting List: Missouri has 199 children and 645 people with developmental disabilities on its waiting list.
  • Advocacy/Support Group: Let us know if there is one.