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The Community Alternative Care (CAC) Waiver provides funding for home and community-based services for children and adults who are chronically ill. The CAC Waiver is designed to serve persons with disabilities who would otherwise require the level of care provided in a hospital. CAC Waiver services may be provided in a person's own home, in his/her biological or adoptive family's home, in a relative's home (e.g. sibling, aunt, grandparent etc.), in a family foster care home or corporate foster care home. If married, a person may receive CAC Waiver services while living at home with his or her spouse.
Who is eligible for the CAC Waiver?
Eligibility for the CAC Waiver is determined through a screening process. To be eligible for the CAC Waiver, a person must meet all these criteria:
What else is important for participation in the CAC Waiver?
Once eligibility is determined for participation in the CAC Waiver, certain questions must be asked about services including:
In addition to services covered by Medical Assistance, what services are available through the CAC Waiver?