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Long-Term Services & Supports

Home and Community Based Services for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

*8/18/14 UPDATE TO THIS SECTION: Remaining Appendices and the Self-Determination Waiver Semi-Independent Living Services definition have been posted.

TennCare and the Department of Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities (DIDD) have released a Concept Paper about the future of the state's Home and Community Based Services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Using the information gathered through stakeholder processes, TennCare and DIDD have posted for public review and comment draft waiver renewal applications and amendments.

  • For a summary of key points in the Concept Paper for people currently receiving waiver services, click here.
  • For a summary of key points in the Concept Paper for people waiting for services, click here. Community meetings about the Concept Paper were conducted across the state with consumers, their family members, providers and advocates.
  • To view the Consumer/Family presentation, click here.
  • To view the Provider/Advocate presentation, click here.
  • To view the Questions and Answers, click here.
  • To view a summary of stakeholder input on the Concept Paper, click here. Section 1915(c) Home and Community Based Waiver Service renewal application sections are now available for public comment.
  • Please click here to review the Semi-Independent Living Services (SILS) definition. Comments must be received by 9/17/2014
  • Please click here to review Arlington Waiver (CAC Waiver on 1-1-15) Appendices A, B, and C. Comments must be received by 9/17/2014
  • Please click here to review Self-Determination Waiver Appendices A, B, C, and E. Comments must be received by 9/17/2014
  • Please click here to review Statewide Waiver Appendices A, B, and C. Comments must be received by 9/17/2014
  • Please click here to review Appendix J for the Arlington Waiver (CAC Waiver on 1-1-15). Comments must be received by 9/17/2014
  • Please click here to review Appendix J for the Statewide Waiver. Comments must be received by 9/17/2014

Please click here to submit your comments.