Physical Disabilities Waiver


This waiver is designed to provide services statewide to help people with physical disabilities remain in their homes or other community based settings.  Individuals are able to live as independently as possible with supportive services provided through this waiver program.  It is designed to be consistent with a service delivery system that promotes and supports participant self-determination.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Have a physician certify the physical disability of the individual
  • Have a physical impairment resulting in the functional loss of 2 or more limbs, and requiring at least 14 hours per week of personal assistance
  • Be capable of selecting, supervising and training his/her attendant
  • Be capable of managing his/her own financial and legal matters
  • Require nursing facility level of care
  • Meet financial eligibility requirements for Medicaid
  • Have at least one personal attendant trained (or willing to be trained) and available to provide the authorized waiver services in a residence that is safe and adequately equipped for care of the individual


  • Serves a limited number of individuals
  • There is a waiting list to get on this waiver
  • Individuals can use only those services they are assessed as needing

Waiver Services

  • Financial Management Services
  • Personal Assistance Services
  • Personal Emergency Response System
  • Specialized Medical Equipment and Supplies