HCBS Provider Information

The purpose of this section of the KDADS provider site is to supply a central point for providers to obtain information regarding Medicaid Home-and Community-Based Services (HCBS), forms and new information.

HCBS often updates policies for review. Please check the Draft Policies for Review / Comment often to view any policies currently open for comment.

The  HCBS waiver program was authorized under Section 1915(c) of the Social Security Act. Through this program, the state of Kansas is able to provide different services that allow those who need care to receive services in their homes or communities. Under the HCBS waiver program, Kansas is able to waive certain Medicaid program requirements, allowing the state to provide supports and services for people who might not otherwise be eligible under Medicaid. Through the waivers, Kansas targets services to people who need LTSS. The following list contains the seven (7) approved HCBS waivers that Kansas operates: