Home and Community Based Waivers

Iowa currently has seven Home and Community Based Waivers and a Consumer Choices Option, which gives you more control over how to choose your services, explained below. You must be eligible for Medicaid and also meet the requirements for the waiver you are applying for and/or receiving.

Are Home and Community-based services right for you? Read this brochure to learn more about the services. Learn more about the individual waivers in the informational packets listed below.

Is the Consumer Choice Option right for you? Read this flyer to learn more about the services.

Learn more about individual waiver programs at the links below:

Waiver/Program Information Packets
HCBS Waiver Brochure -[ 1.1mb]

Waiver Information Packets Size
Health & Disability (HD) Waiver
  • Spanish Version
  • AIDS-HIV (AH) Waiver
  • Spanish Version
  • Elderly (E) Waiver
  • Spanish Version
  • Intellectual Disability (ID) Waiver
  • Spanish Version
  • Brain Injury (BI) Waiver
  • Spanish Version
  • Physical Disability (PD) Waiver
  • Spanish Version
  • Children's Mental Health(CMH) Waiver
  • Spanish Version
  • Remedial Services Program (RSP)

    Waiver/Program Brochures

    Document

    Size

    CMH Brochure

    RSP Brochure
  • Spanish Version
  • Redesign Information

    Program Comparison Charts

    HCBS Funding Slots
    Updates on member enrollmentandfunding slotcapacity for each of the HCBS waivers:

    Reports and Publications

    The Reports and Publications section of the IME web provides links to forms, reports, rates, grants, RFIs and RFPs, brochures, manuals, and publications. These links are targeted at both service providers and members.

    HCBS Documents

    Document Description Size

    Personnel Checklists:

    Personnel checklists for providers enrolled to provide Supported Employment (SE) services, Supported Community Living (SCL) services and Residential-Based Supported Community Living (RBSCL) services.

    Used to document dates of required trainings for workers providing any of these services.

    HCBS Waiver Statistical Years Beginning and ending of the statistical years for each of the six HCBS waivers.

    SEA Form Supported Employment Readiness Analysis

    Medicaid HCBS Waiver Provider Application Medicaid HCBS Waiver Provider Application Form 470-2917

    Children's Mental Health Waiver Assessment HCBS Children's Mental Health Waiver Assessment Tool470-4211

    Brain Injury Functional Assessment HCBS Brain Injury Level of Care Assessment Tool 470-3349

    [571kb]

    Mental Retardation Functional Assessment HCBS Mental Retardation Level of Care Assessment Tool 470-3073

    [500kb]

    Elderly Waiver Amendment Application for a ?1915 (c) HCBS Waiver

    [1.6mb]

    Application for a ?1915 (c) HCBS Waiver This is a request to amend our current Elderly waiver to add a self direction option and case management service.

    [1.6mb]

    ISIS Questions and Answers Answers and clarifications to the questions regarding ISIS, as gathered from the field staff.

    ISIS User ID Form UserID request form to add new workers to the Individualized Services Information System (ISIS). Save locally, fill out, then send as an attachment to ISISHelpDesk@dhs.state.ia.us.