DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES
Division of Social Services
Acquired Brain Injury Waiver Program
In compliance with the State's Administrative Procedures Act (APA - Title 29, Chapter 101 of the Delaware Code) and under the authority of Title 31 of the Delaware Code, Chapter 5, Section 512, Delaware Health and Social Services (DHSS) / Division of Social Services / is proposing to amend the Division of Social Services Manual (DSSM) regarding the Acquired Brain Injury Waiver Program (ABIWP).
Any person who wishes to make written suggestions, compilations of data, testimony, briefs or other written materials concerning the proposed new regulations must submit same to Sharon L. Summers, Policy, Program & Development Unit, Division of Social Services, and P.O. Box 906, New Castle, Delaware by August 31, 2004.
The action concerning the determination of whether to adopt the proposed regulation will be based upon the results of Department and Division staff analysis and the consideration of the comments and written materials filed by other interested persons.
Summary Of Proposed Changes
The Acquired Brain Injury Medicaid Waiver Program (ABIMWP) is a community-based services program funded by the Division of Social Services (DSS), Delaware Medical Assistance Program (DMAP) and operated by the Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities (DSAAPD). It is targeted to individuals with acquired brain injury who meet Medicaid nursing facility admission criteria.
The proposed set forth the rules and regulations governing the administration of the ABIWP, and describe the types of services available under the program. The regulations being proposed would also define the eligibility criteria that must be met by applicants for the services and the scope of services available to eligible applicants.
The earliest effective date for the ABIMWP is October 10, 2004.