Annual Conference Registration Form

The Arc of Kentucky’s Annual Conference is almost here. Make sure you fill out the registration form below to join us for a wonderful opportunity to engage with others and learn from the experts! Also, check out our program under the “Annual Conference” tab on the website to get the full details on the conference.

New Medicaid Update

Here is the latest update straight from DMS regarding Medicaid Services!

Good Afternoon,

The Department for Medicaid Services (DMS) has several updates for 1915(c) Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) waiver stakeholders this afternoon. 

1. Participant Rights: DMS is reminding stakeholders of their rights when they have a disagreement or complaint with DMS or their 1915(c) HCBS waiver services. Please see the following letters for more information: 

Reconsiderations, Appeals and Grievances for Participants

Reconsiderations, Appeals and Grievances for Providers

2. Supports for Community Living (SCL) Personal Assistance: DMS has an important message for stakeholders who recently submitted public comments expressing concern about Personal Assistance in the proposed updates to the SCL waiver. Please see the following letter for details: 

Supports for Community Living: Proposed Personal Assistance Definition Letter

3. The Medicaid Waiver Review: A new edition of “The Medicaid Waiver Review” newsletter is now available. There have been some exciting updates to the 1915(c) waiver programs in the final quarter of 2019. 

Thank you, as always, for your interest in Kentucky’s 1915(c) HCBS waiver programs. Please keep an eye on your email and the DMS Division of Community of Alternatives website for more exciting updates in 2020. 

DMS Update

Good morning,

The Department for Medicaid Services (DMS) is notifying stakeholders of an extension of the current formal public comment period. Please see the Public Comment Notice below for details.

Public Comment Notice

DMS thanks stakeholders for the comments received to date and looks forward to hearing from more of you soon.

The GoodGiving Challenge 2019

The GoodGiving Challenge is an online giving campaign designed to engage the entire community and to make charitable giving easy and fun.
The GoodGiving Challenge raised $1.5 million for 110 local Kentucky nonprofits in 2018 and over $10 million since 2011. The 2019 Challenge will run from 9 am Tuesday, December 3 to 11:59 pm Monday, December 9. Once again, Blue Grass Community Foundation and their generous sponsors will provide exciting matching gifts and prizes. Join us December 3 and help us make the 2019 Challenge an even bigger success! For more information, visit

Your #GoodGivingChallenge donation is a direct investment in our community. We can’t wait to see the impact your donations have on The Arc of Kentucky this year!

Medicaid Update

Good Morning,

The Department for Medicaid Services (DMS) has an update for 1915(c) Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) waiver stakeholders regarding patient liability. Please see the Patient Liability Participant Letter and the Patient Liability Provider Letter for more information.


If you have questions or comments about patient liability, please email