This Medicaid Waiver, also known as the Lifespan Waiver, is administered by the Department of Social Services and provides a range of home and community-based services for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Types of services and supports that can be used for DSS Waiver for Persons with Autism
The following services and supports, which are capped at $50,000 annually per participant, are available under the waiver:
The Waiver for Persons with Autism is not an entitlement; therefore, services and access to services under the ASD waiver may be limited, based on available funding and program capacity. A waiting list applies.
Applicants must also complete a Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA) form to acknowledge they have received information on how the DSS provides services. Download theHIPAA form here.