DCBS Waiver Town Hall Meetings

The Kentucky Department of Medicaid Services invites you to learn more about the Medicaid Home and Community Based Services Waiver Programs.

The Commonwealth Council on Developmental Disabilities would like to support self-advocates in attending the meetings for the Medicaid Town Hall meetings. Please contact Nicole Maher for more details.

Cody Clark-A Different Way of Thinking Performance

Shively based magician/autistic self-advocate Cody Clark will be doing an autism awareness month performance of Cody Clark: A Different Way of Thinking at The Bard’s Town Theatre on Sunday, April 29th at 7 PM. His show combines magic, comedy, and storytelling to give audiences a first-person account of being on the autism spectrum.

For More Information click the link below!
Cody Clark at The Bard’s Town Press Release

Department for Medicaid Services Assessment Update

Timeline of Upcoming Projects Activities:
April 2018 – Recommendations Released to the Public
May 2018 – Public Town Halls held in ten cities across the Commonwealth; Public Comment received
Summer 2018 – Draft 1915 (c) waivers submitted to CMS; 30 day public comment period
Summer 2018 – Winter 2019 – Work towards waiver approval from CMS and draft regulations to coincide with submitted waivers.
Waiver Update:
SCL Waiting List: 2,269 Future Planning, 126 Urgent list, 20 Emergency List.
MPW Waiting List:
6,265 Waiting List
60% under the age of 18

Medicaid Waiver Redesign Update

Focus Group Report Summary

Focus Group Full Report