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Page updated: 11/18/16
Community Access for Disability Inclusion (CADI) Waiver: Home and community-based services necessary as an alternative to institutionalization that promote the optimal health, independence, safety and integration of a person who would otherwise require the level of care provided in a nursing facility.
To be eligible for the CADI Waiver, a person must choose the CADI Waiver and meet all of the following criteria:
1. Eligible for Medical Assistance (MA)
Nursing facility level of care criteria
To meet the requirements for a nursing facility level of care, a person must demonstrate the need for assistance because of one or more of the following:
The following services are covered under the CADI Waiver. For a service-specific policy page, select a service from the list:
Local waiver program administration
Local county or tribal administration acting as agents for the state Medicaid agency and DHS have many responsibilities. See the state and county/tribal responsibilities for waiver management section on CBSM – Waiver programs overview.
For a comparison grid of forms applicable across and/or specific to waiver programs, see CBSM — Required waiver forms .
Process and procedure
CBSM – CADI Waiver waiting list guide