Demo Waiver entries for North Carolina
Research & Demonstration Projects §1115 waivers provide provions for experimental, pilot, or demonstration projects likely to assist in promoting the objectives of the Medicaid statute. Flexibility under Section 1115 is sufficiently broad to allow states to test substantially new ideas of policy merit. These projects are intended to demonstrate and evaluate a policy or approach has not been demonstrated on a widespread basis. Some states expand eligibility to individuals not otherwise eligible under the Medicaid program, provide services that are not typically covered, or use innovative service delivery systems.
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Date unknown, but program has started
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Target group (eligibility) vi:
Aged/Disabled adults (not MR/DD).
In-home respite, PAS, home mobility aids, good & services.
Pilot in a limited no. of counties.
NC Community Alternatives Program website:http://www.ncdhhs.gov/dma/medicaid/ltc.htm
Application under IP
Independence Plus: A Program for Family or Individual Directed Community Services Waiver (May 2003):