Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS)

Maryland Medicaid offers home and community-based services for:
  • Older adults;
  • Persons with disabilities; and
  • Children with chronic illnesses.
Maryland Medicaid’s home and community-based services are offered through the regular Medicaid program and special Medicaid programs called “waivers.” Each waiver has different eligibility criteria and target a different population, such as older adults or people with a certain disability.

​Public Notice

Effective July 1, 2024, the Maryland Medical Assistance Program will increase certain provider rates by 3 percent based on Fiscal Year (FY) 2025 budget allocations. The impacts on FY 2025 (July 1, 2024– June 30, 2025) total funds and the program-specific federal fund splits are detailed below. Written comments may be made to Da-Young Kang at da-young.kang1@maryland.gov. To learn more, see LTSS FY25 Provider Rate Increases Revised 06/18/24​.