Alabama Medicaid Seeks Public Comments on Home and Community-Based Waivers


The Alabama Medicaid Agency (Medicaid) is seeking public comments on the proposed amendments to the Alabama Home and Community Based Services (HCBS), Intellectual Disabilities (ID) Waiver and the Living at Home (LAH) Waiver for persons with Intellectual Disabilities. These Waivers provide HCBS to individuals who, but for the provision of such services, would require Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID) level of care as defined in 42 CFR §440.150.  

Medicaid is the Administering Agency, and the Alabama Department of Mental Health Division of Developmental Disabilities (ADMH/DDD) is the Operating Agency. 

An electronic version of the LAH Waiver proposal draft is located at

An electronic version of the ID Waiver proposal draft is located

A hard copy of the proposed changes will be made available upon request for public review at each county office of the Department of Human Resources, Medicaid District Offices and the State Office of the Alabama Medicaid Agency.  

Written comments concerning these changes are welcomed and should be emailed to