What Is the Medi-Cal Waiver? - Undivided Live with Lisa Concoff Kronbeck
Have you heard of Medi-Cal’s Home and Community-Based Services for the Developmentally Disabled (HCBS-DD) Waiver? (It's also called the "institutional deeming" waiver.) What is it, for starters? Are all children who are Regional Center clients eligible? What does Medi-Cal pay for under the waiver? Why would your child need this if your family already has health insurance? What are the steps to apply? Do you have to fill out a form every year? What should you do differently if your child is under the age of three?
On Thursday, January 6, 2022, Undivided's Public Benefits Specialist, Lisa Concoff Kronbeck, answered these questions and much more!
Check out the clips below for highlights or watch the full recording here!
Undivided CEO Jason Lehmbeck recognizes that parents might be worried about their child being institutionalized. Listen to this clip for his reassurance that the waiver will not institutionalize a child! It helps them access the support and resources they need at home.