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​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). 

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 websit​e​.