Ohio

Ohio currently has four home and community based 1915(c) waivers that serve children. All serve both children and adults. Three waive parent income for eligibility, but the parental deeming is unknown for the other program. See Ohio's HCBS Waivers page for more information.

Ohio also has several adult-only waivers, including Passport, Choices, Assisted Living, and Integrated Care Delivery System.

Advocacy Organizations in Ohio:

Last updated 1/10/2020

Programs in Ohio

HOME CARE
  • Target Population: Children and adults with physical or other health disabilities.
  • Ages: 0-59
  • Levels of Care: Nursing Facility; Hospital
  • Income Waiver: Yes, the waiver is only based on the child's income. Parent income is not counted.
  • Waiver Type: 1915(c)
  • Spots: 9800
  • Expiration Date: 6/30/2021
  • Description from medicaid.gov: Provides adult day health center services, personal care aide, community integration, community transition, home care attendant, home delivered meal, home maintenance and chore, home modification, out-of-home respite, personal emergency response systems, supplemental adaptive and assistive device, supplemental transportation services, waiver nursing services for individuals with physical disabilities, ages 0-59.
  • Online State Information: Home Care Waiver
  • Official Federal Information
  • How to Apply: Contact your County Office.
  • Waiting List: Ohio has 68,644 people on waiting lists.
INDIVIDUAL OPTIONS
  • Target Population: Children and adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities.
  • Ages: all ages
  • Levels of Care: Intermediate Care Facility
  • Income Waiver: Yes, the waiver is only based on the child's income. Parent income is not counted.
  • Waiver Type: 1915(c)
  • Spots: 30,500
  • Expiration Date: 6/30/2024
  • Description from medicaid.gov: Provides community respite, habilitation - adult day support, homemaker/personal care, specialized medical equipment and supplies, assistive technology, career planning, community transition service, environmental accessibility adaptations, group employment support, habilitation - vocational habilitation, home delivered meals, homemaker/personal care - daily billing unit, individual employment support, interpreter, money management, non-medical transportation, nutrition, participant-directed homemaker/personal care, remote supports, residential respite, shared living, social work, transportation, waiver nursing delegation, waiver nursing for individuals with ID/DD, ages 0 - no max age.
  • Online State Information: Individual Options from the Department of Developmental Disabilities
  • Official Federal Information
  • How to Apply: Contact your County Board for Developmental Disabilities.
  • Waiting List: Ohio has 68,644 people on waiting lists.
SELF EMPOWERED LIFE FUNDING (SELF)
  • Target Population: Children and adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities.
  • Ages: all ages
  • Levels of Care: Intermediate Care Facility
  • Income Waiver: unknown
  • Waiver Type: 1915(c)
  • Spots: 3500
  • Expiration Date: 6/30/2020
  • Description from medicaid.gov: Provides community inclusion, residential respite, supported employment-enclave, participant-directed goods and services, participant/family stability assistance, support brokerage, clinical/therapeutic intervention, community respite, functional behavioral assessment, habilitation-adult day support, habilitation-vocational habilitation, integrated employment, non-medical transportation, remote monitoring equipment, and remote monitoring for individuals with IID/DD, ages 0 - no max age.
  • Online State Information: SELF Waiver
  • Official Federal Information
  • How to Apply: Contact your County Board for Developmental Disabilities.
  • Waiting List: Ohio has 68,644 people on waiting lists.
LEVEL ONE
  • Target Population: Children and adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities.
  • Ages: all ages
  • Levels of Care: Intermediate Care Facility
  • Income Waiver: Yes, the waiver is only based on the child's income. Parent income is not counted.
  • Waiver Type: 1915(c)
  • Spots: 19,200
  • Expiration Date: 6/30/2021
  • Description from medicaid.gov: Provides community respite, habilitation- adult day support, habilitation- vocational habilitation, homemaker/personal care, specialized medical equipment and supplies, assistive technology, career planning, environmental accessibility adaptations, group employment support, home delivered meals, individual employment support, informal respite, money management, non-medical transportation, participant-directed homemaker/personal care, remote supports, residential respite, transportation, waiver nursing delegation for individuals with IID/DD, ages 0 - no max age.
  • Online State Information: Level One from DODD
  • Official Federal Information
  • How to Apply: Contact your County Board for Developmental Disabilities.
  • Waiting List: Ohio has 68,644 people on waiting lists.
OTHER PROGRAMS