Waivers

Are Home and Community Based Services Right for You?

The Iowa Home & Community Based Services (HCBS) waivers are Medicaid Programs from the federal government which have rules set aside or "waived". This gives you more choices about how and where you receive services.

Discover Options

DHS Services Portal: Online Waiver Application

Check eligibility for benefits and apply for assistance.

Visit the DHS Service Portal

Waiver Programs in Iowa

Iowa currently has seven HCBS Waivers in the Waiver Program that provides service funding and individualized supports to maintain eligible members in their own homes or communities who would otherwise require care in a medical institution.

Learn About HCBS Waiver Program