Children with Autism Waiver

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Children with Autism Waiver

Family Frequently Asked Questions

 

What does the change in legislation do?

The new law does the following:

  • Increases the age limit for entrance onto the waiver from a child’s sixth birthday to their eighth birthday;
  • Allows a three year stay on the waiver for all children that enroll before their eighth birthday;
  • Eliminates the waitlist and allows the enrollment cap to fluctuate based on need;
  • Allows a onetime increase for the client annual expenditure from $25,000 to $30,000 and then allows the cap to fluctuate based on provider rate increases; and
  • Provides an annual program evaluation to measure the overall effectiveness of the waiver services.

What are examples of benefits and services available through the Children with Autism Waiver?

  • Behavioral therapy is the service provided on this waiver. The new law will not add any additional benefits or services but it will change the benefit…

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