DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AWARENESS MONTH

March 2017

Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Rule

Alice and Ian

Alice and Ian


According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS): The final rule addresses several sections of Medicaid law under which states may use federal Medicaid funds to pay for Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS). The rule supports enhanced quality in HCBS programs, adds protections for individuals receiving services. In addition, this rule reflects CMS’ intent to ensure that individuals receiving services and supports through Medicaid’s HCBS programs have full access to the benefits of community living and are able to receive services in the most integrated setting.

For information on the Home and Community Based Setting Rule Click Here