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KY Medicaid Waiver Management Application Page

Welcome to the Kentucky Medicaid Waiver Management Application (MWMA) Information page. This page will serve as a one-stop resource for the latest information related to the MWMA project and its implementation.

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Please be sure to visit this page periodically as content will be updated on an ongoing basis.

MWMA Survey Follow-Up Report

The results of the MWMA survey have provided the MWMA implementation team with a lot of valuable insight into how case managers perform their jobs. We also received important feedback on areas where case managers would like to see improvement.

The implementation team is working to further define the MWMA implementation and training strategy based on insights offered through survey responses.

In addition, the implementation team has developed the MWMA Survey Follow-Up Report which highlights how the MWMA implementation will address some of the more common challenges cited by case managers. We hope the information provided in this report will offer a better understanding of MWMA and its expected benefits for Medicaid waiver providers, individuals and families.

Read the MWMA Survey Follow-Up Report.

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What is the Medicaid Waiver Management Application?

The Medicaid Waiver Management Application project is a collaborative effort between the Cabinet for Health and Family Services and the Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange (KHBE) to streamline and standardize processes and tools that support the delivery of home and community-based services under the Medicaid waiver programs.

The MWMA, which will be a product of this effort, is a Web-based system to support the commonwealth's Medicaid waiver programs. The MWMA will be built on the existing KHBE platform which hosts kynect, Kentucky's healthcare connection. Once implemented, the MWMA will:

  • Standardize and automate essential waiver program processes;
  • Provide an integrated, comprehensive view of the individual's services and supports;
  • Enable a person-centered approach to service delivery; and
  • Integrate with existing commonwealth systems, providing consistency across technology standards and enabling a Cabinet-wide view of information across Medicaid waiver programs.

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Who will use MWMA?

Individuals and families, waiver application reviewers, case managers, case manager supervisors, level-of-care assessors and plan-of-care reviewers will use MWMA for the following functions:

  • Application and assessment;
  • Eligibility and enrollment;
  • Individual service plan development;
  • Case management;
  • Time reporting; and
  • Incident reporting.

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When will the MWMA be implemented?

The first MWMA release in Spring 2015 will include application submission, initial assessment, eligibility and enrollment, support plan development and case management functionality.

Additional functionality, planned for release in late 2015, will include integration of MWMA and kynect as well as standardized level-of-care and needs assessment instruments, consumer-directed option/participant-directed services time reporting, incident management and individual self service.

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Additional Questions?

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have further questions, please email them to the MWMA implementation team.

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Last Updated 3/20/2015
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