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    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​​: Statewide Transition Plan for Compliance with Home and Community-Based Settings Requirements (Final Rule)​

    Request for Public Comment - Waiver for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder — Renewel Application

    The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) will submit a 1915(c) Home and Community-Based Services Waiver renewal application for the Waiver for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (Autism Waiver) to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to renew the five year term for the Autism Waiver effective July 1, 2024. The Autism Waiver provides various home and community-based services to support program participants and enable them to remain in their homes and communities. All services must be provided in settings that meet federal home and community-based settings requirements.

    Public comments can be emailed to AutismWaiver.msde@maryland.gov or mailed to MSDE Autism Waiver Comments, 200 West Baltimore Street, 9th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202. Public comments can be submitted from February 29, 2024 through March 28, 2024.​