Children's Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waiver Provider Information

  • Children's Waiver HCBS Staffing Allowances Clarification - (Web) - (PDF) - October 19, 2023
  • Children's HCBS Medicaid Managed Care Plan Transfer Continuity of Care Requirements - (Web) - (PDF) - September 5, 2023
  • Utilization Management and Other Requirements for 1915(c) Children's Waiver Services - (PDF) - Updated May 8, 2023
  • Changes to Respite Telehealth Services Under the 1915(c) Children's Waiver Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) - (PDF) - December 13, 2022
  • Designated HCBS Provider Attestation - (PDF) - Updated November 2022
  • Use of Foreign Education Documents to Verify HCBS Staff Qualification Requirements - (PDF) - July 28, 2022
  • Children's HCBS Billing and Claiming Required Processes - (PDF) - April 4, 2022 (PDF)
  • Continuity of Care for CFTSS and HCBS - (PDF) - Updated November 2020
  • HCBS Provider Directive to Continue Services to Participant and Seek DOH Assistance - (PDF) - October 2020
  • HCBS Versus State Plan Services Delivered During School/Day Time - (Web) - (PDF) - Updated May 2023
  • Children's Medicaid Spend-down Coverage Guidance - (PDF) - May 2020
  • Effective Changes to the Children's Waiver of HCBS and Children and Family Treatment and Support Services (CFTSS) - (Web) - (PDF) - April 2020
  • Process for Renewing and Establishing Medicaid for Children's Waiver Participants - (PDF) - March 2020
  • Requirements for Service Providers Delivering CFTSS and Children's HCBS (Web) - (PDF) - March 2020
  • Guidance for Providers Regarding Student Interns and Limited Permits for CFTSS and HCBS Required to be Provided by a Licensed Practitioner - (PDF) - June 2019

Monthly State Discussion with Children's Waiver HCBS Providers

Additional Webinars

  • Palliative Care Bereavement Counseling and Bereavement Coordination by HH - (Web) | (PDF) | Recording (YouTube) - December 2021 (PDF)
  • Plan of Care & Person Centered Planning Requirements - (PDF) | Recording (YouTube) - April 2021
  • Incident Reporting and Management System (IRAMS) User Introduction for Health Homes and Care Management Agencies - PDF | Recording (YouTube) - March 2021
  • Incident Reporting and Management System (IRAMS) User Introduction for HCBS Providers and C-YES - PDF | Recording (YouTube) - March 2021
  • Children's Waiver Reporting for Critical Incident and Complaints & Grievances - PDF | Recording (YouTube) - March 2021
  • Children's Waiver Enrollment and Disenrollment Webinar - PDF | Recording (YouTube) - March 2021
  • Participant Rights and Choice Webinar - PDF | Recording (YouTube) - February 2021
  • Medicaid and the Children's Waiver Webinar - PDF | Recording (YouTube) - January 2021
  • Understanding Medicaid Webinar - PDF | Recording (YouTube) - January 2021
  • HCBS Final Rule Compliance Policy #CW0016 - (Web) - (PDF) - December 3, 2020, Updated October 17, 2022
  • Children's HCBS Providers Final Rule Documentation Worksheet - (XLSX) - Updated October 2023
  • HCBS Final Rule Background and Compliance Review Overview for the Children's Waiver - (PDF)
  • Home & Community-Based Services (HCBS) Final Rule - (Web)
  • Children's Waiver HCBS Provider Final Rule Setting Self-Assessment Communication - (PDF) - December 3, 2020
  • Children's Waiver HCBS Final Rule Survey - (External link)
  • HCBS Final Rule Statewide Transition Plan - (PDF) - Updated in response to CMS comment received initial approval November 2018 (PDF)
  • HCBS Final Rule Statewide Transition Plan - Updated May 2018 in response to CMS comment (PDF)
  • HCBS Final Rule Statewide Transition Plan - Updated September 2017 (PDF)
  • HCBS Final Rule Statewide Transition Plan - Updated January 2017 (PDF)
  • Systemic Compliance Charts for Waivers that were Subsumed into the Combined 1915(c) Children's Waiver - please note that these charts contain original systemic review raw data
    • DOH CAH Waivers NY4125 and NY40176 - (PDF)
    • OMH SED Waiver NY0296 - (PDF)
    • OCFS B2H Waiver NY0469 - (PDF)