Based on the
Waiver’s program participant capacity (referred
to as program slots) and funding available, the DDA can offer individuals
the opportunity to apply to the Waiver program who are on the DDA Waiting List
or in a specified reserved priorities noted in the approved waiver
DDA Waiver Application Packet
of Community Services (CCS) will assist the person with completing the DDA
Waiver application packet and exploring service delivery models, services, and
provider options based on their assessed needs.
Once completed, the CCS submits to the DDA regional office.
Waiver Eligibility Determination
The DDA Regional Office will assess the Waiver application and
supporting documentation to determine if the applicant meets the technical and
medical eligibility criteria in the approved Waiver. Technical eligibility includes but not
limited to the applicant is a Maryland resident, determined to meet the DDA’s
developmentally disabled eligibility criteria, and has an approved
person-centered plan. Medical
eligibility relates to meeting the institutional level of care of an
Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental
Disabilities (ICF/IID). You do not have to go into an institution or agree to
apply to an institution to apply to the waiver or receive services.
Eligibility Determination Division (EDD) assesses Financial eligibility. They
will review financial documents and databases to determine if the applicant
meets the eligibility criteria. Applicants
that meet all technical, medical, and financial criteria are enrolled in the
Waiver. The EDD sends an enrollment
letter to the applicant and their authorized representative(s) informing them
of the enrollment and effective date.
that do not meet all of technical, medical, and/or financial criteria are not
enrolled in the Waiver. The EDD sends a
denial letter to the applicant and their authorized representative(s) informing
them of the denial along with appeal rights.
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