Supports for Community Living
The following documents include information on community-based alternatives to nursing facility and hospital care.
California has a few programs called “home and community-based services waivers” that help people get Medi-Cal services at home. This publication is about a program called the Home and Community-Based Alternatives (HCBA) Waiver.
What is the HIV/AIDS Medi-Cal Waiver Program?
The HIV/AIDS Medi-Cal Waiver Program (the “AIDS Waiver”) provides case management and direct care services to persons living with HIV/AIDS as an alternative to nursing facility care or hospitalization. You can use this service to help you stay at home, or to go home from a facility.
Who is eligible?
Eligible individuals must:
There are a number of different programs in California that can help individuals with disabilities and/or seniors who receive Medi-Cal remain in their homes, or help them return home from a long-term care facility (including hospitals, nursing homes, and other medical facilities). This publication provides an overview of these programs, but if you need assistance getting services, you can contact Disability Rights California toll free at (800) 776-5746 or TTY: (800) 719-5798. You can also visit our website at www.disabilityrightsca.org.