Massachusetts, along with all the states, provides home and community-based services through the federal Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HBCS) waiver program. Massachusetts has had a HCBS waiver since 1985. The documents that follow are intended to provide information about the federal program and inform interested individuals about the status of the Department's new adult waivers.
- Home and Community Based Services - Massachusetts Waiver Overview (PPT)
- Choosing the Best Waiver Service (PDF)
- DDS HCBS Waiver Program: A User Guide for Individuals & Families - June 2010 (PDF) file size 2MB
- Understanding the Adult Waiver Program (PDF)
This information is provided by the Department of Developmental Services.