If you are Medicaid-eligible, have a disability and/or are elderly, you may qualify for long-term care services and support. The Department for Medicaid Services (DMS) offers a variety of programs to meet each individual's unique needs and goals.
Updates from the Division of Long-Term Services and Supports
Waiver Renewal: The DMS renewal process has begun for three of Kentucky's six 1915(c) HCBS waivers with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
- ABI LTC: Public comment ended on Oct. 2, 2022. The official response to public comments is available for review.
- SCL: Public comment ended on July 24, 2022. The official response to public comments is available for review.
- ABI: The waiver application is pending CMS approval.
Improving HCBS in Kentucky: The American Rescue Plan Act offers states a temporary 10 percent increase in federal funding for HCBS programs. Kentucky is using these funds to conduct a 1915(c) HCBS rate study and complete other program improvements. Stakeholders can stay up to date on the rate study and other initiatives by reviewing the
Improving Home- and Community-Based Services website.