Indiana

Indiana currently has four waiver programs that serve children. 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 these programs.

Indiana Advocacy Organizations:

Last updated 9/28/20

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, this waiver is based on the child's income only. Parent income is not counted.
  • Waiver Type: 1915(c)
  • Spots: 10,969
  • Expiration Date: 7/15/2025
  • Description from medicaid.gov: Provides adult day services, case management, day habilitation, prevocational services, rent and food for unrelated live-in caregiver, residential habilitation and support (hourly), respite, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychological therapy, speech /language therapy, behavioral support services (BSS), community transition, community-based habilitation-group (terminated eff. 7/31/2020), community-based habilitation-individual (terminated eff. 7/31/2020), environmental modifications, extended services, facility based habilitation - group (terminated eff. 7/31/2020), facility based support services, facility-based habilitation-individual (terminated eff. 7/31/2020), family and caregiver training, intensive behavioral intervention, music therapy, personal emergency response system, recreational therapy, remote supports, residential habilitation and support - daily (RHS Daily), specialized medical equipment and supplies, structured family caregiving (previously known as adult foster care), transportation, wellness coordination, workplace assistance for individuals with autism, ID, DD, ages 0 - no max age.
  • Online State Information: Community Integration and Habilitation page
  • Official Federal Information
  • How to Apply: Contact your regional Bureau of Developmental Disabilities or call 1-800-545-7763.
  • Waiting List: Indiana has 1495 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, this waiver is based on the child's income only. Parent income is not counted.
  • Waiver Type: 1915(c)
  • Spots: 31,777
  • Expiration Date: 7/15/2025
  • Description from medicaid.gov: Provides adult day services, case management, prevocational services, respite, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychological therapy, speech/language therapy, behavioral support services, community-based habilitation-group (terminated eff. 7/31/2020), community-based habilitation-individual (terminated eff. 7/31/2020), day habilitation, environmental modifications, extended services, facility based habilitation-group (terminated eff. 7/31/2020), facility based support services, facility-based habilitation-individual (terminated eff. 7/31/2020), family and caregiver training, intensive behavioral intervention, music therapy, participant assistance and care, personal emergency response system, recreational therapy, remote supports, specialized medical equipment and supplies, transportation, workplace assistance for individuals autism, IID, DD, ages 0 - no max age.
  • Online State Information: Family Supports page
  • Official Federal Information
  • How to Apply: Contact your regional Bureau of Developmental Disabilities or call 1-800-545-7763.
  • Waiting List: Indiana has 1495 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, this waiver is based on the child's income only. Parent income is not counted.
  • Waiver Type: 1915(c)
  • Spots: 25,900
  • Expiration Date: 6/30/2023
  • Description from medicaid.gov: Provides adult day service, attendant care, care management, homemaker, respite, adult family care, assisted living, community transition, home delivered meals, home modification assessment, home modifications, integrated health care coordination, nutritional supplements, personal emergency response system, pest control, specialized medical equipment and supplies, structured family caregiving, transportation, vehicle modifications for aged individuals 65 yrs - no max, and physically disabled/disabled other, ages 0-64.
  • Online State Information: Aged and Disabled page
  • Official Federal Information
  • How to Apply: Call 1-800-986-3505 or contact your Area Agency on Aging.
  • Waiting List: Indiana has 1495 individuals with developmental disabilities on the waiting list, but this program usually does not have a 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, this waiver is based on the child's income only. Parent income is not counted.
  • Waiver Type: 1915(c)
  • Spots: 200
  • Expiration Date: 12/31/2022
  • Description from medicaid.gov: Provides adult day services, attendant care, case management, homemaker, residential based habilitation, respite, structured day program, supported employment, adult family care, assisted living, behavior management/ behavior program and counseling, community transition, environmental modifications, health care coordination, home delivered meals, nutritional supplements, personal emergency response system, pest control, specialized medical equipment and supplies, transportation, vehicle modifications for individuals with brain injury, ages 0 - no max age.
  • Online State Information: 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 19 individuals with TBI/SCI on the waiting list.
OTHER PROGRAMS