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Home and Community Based Services – HCBS Final Rule

Federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have regulations (or rules) for Medicaid waiver programs that provide Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS). These federal rules require homes and programs where HCBS are delivered to meet new criteria in order to qualify for continue receiving federal funding.

Living Well In My Community – A Guide To Home And Community Based Service Standards And Person-Centered Practices


Excerpt from HCBS History Workbook

HCBS Rule Information Sheet (English)

HCBS Rule Information Sheet (Spanish)

Click here to view a video of Dr. Laura Brackin describing what you can expect from the HCBS Final Rule

TCRC HCBS Provider Starter Toolkit

For more, see the information page on the DDS website about the HCBS Rule.