The Arc of the United States

This website provides resources and information for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It also has links to 720 state and local Arc chapters that can give you more information about specific services in your area.

The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare (CMS) Waivers and Demonstrations List

This site is a list of all the waiver programs offered state by state. You can click on the map to see your state’s programs, or you can look at the menu on the left to group the programs by category (such as HCBS waivers).

The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare (CMS) National Summary Report (Managed Care)

This is a very large, very long document that lists information about Medicaid programs in all the states. It is very complex, but it does list the services that each program offers. This list is from June 2009, so some programs may have changed.

This is the government’s health care website. It has an easy-to-use tool that asks a few simple questions and shows you some options for getting health insurance. This also includes options other than Medicaid.

Kaiser Family Foundation Medicaid Fact Sheets

These fact sheets will not tell you about individual programs, but it will give you more information on Medicaid use in your state. You can click the map to select your state, or you can download PDFs by looking at the bottom of the page. This information is from 2007, 2008, and 2009, so some of it might be outdated.

The Center for Personal Assistance Services

This is a great resource for personal assistance and personal care. In addition to information about these services, this site will show you descriptions of Medicaid waivers in your state that are short and easy to understand. This information is from 2007, and may not always be complete.

Paying for Senior Care

This website gives information on care for older adults, but a lot of this also applies to people with disabilities. For example, this page (scroll down) has information on state Elderly and Disabled or Aged and Disabled waivers.

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