DDA Waivers - Amendment #1 2019

​The Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) is pleased to announce that the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) approved amendments made to the Community Pathways, Community Supports, and Family Supports Waiver Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waiver applications in early June 2019.  Amendment # 1 for all three waivers will go into effect on July 1, 2019.

The DDA Waivers Amendment # 1 includes programmatic adjustments, such as:

      Alignment of the services scope, requirements, limitations, qualifications, and effective date for the three home and community-based service waivers programs that support individuals with developmental disabilities which includes the Family Supports Waiver, Community Supports Waiver, and the Community Pathways Waiver.

      Adjustment of some of the service implementation to provide additional time for rate setting and development of critical operational and billing functionality.

 ​To view a copy of the approved DDA Waivers Amendment # 1 applications, please visit: ​​

      ●      Family ​Supports Waiver Amendment # 1 2019

      ●      Community Supports Waiver - Amendment #1 2019

      ●      Community Pathways Waiver - Amendment #1 2019 

For more information about the DDA Waivers Amendment # 1, please visit:

      DDA Waiver Amendments #1 Presentation

     Webinar Recording - Saturday, February 2, 2019

     Webinar Recording - Monday, February 4, 2019​

      Q &A from the February 2nd and February 4th webinars on Amendment #1 - 2019​​

      DDA Amendment #1 2019 - Questions and Answer Update 2-26-19

      DDA Amendment Q and A Discussion 2.13.19

      DDA Amendment #1 2019 February 13 2019 Town Hall Questions and Answers

      DDA Waivers Amendment #1 - Stakeholder Input Summary Final