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Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waiver

Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Addictive and Mental Disorders Division, is pleased to announce the approval from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services of the home and community based services waiver for adults age 18 and over with severe disabling mental illness (SDMI) who, without the waiver services, would be in nursing homes.  The SDMI waiver is not available statewide and there is capacity for 198 slots per year.  The SDMI waiver is operational  in Yellowstone, Big Horn, Carbon, Stillwater, Sweet Grass, Silver Bow, Powell, Beaverhead, Deer Lodge, Granite, Cascade, Blaine, Chouteau, Glacier, Hill, Liberty, Pondera, Teton, Toole, Jefferson, Phillips, Missoula and Lewis and Clark Counties. 

The waiver was renewed July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2015.  For more detailed information, please reference the entire waiver application or power point presentation. Or you may contact Marcia Armstrong, Addictive and Mental Disorders Division at (406) 444-2878, or via email at marmstrong@mt.gov.


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