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Physical Disability HCBS Waiver

Physical Disability HCBS Waiver Program Overview

If you have a physical disability, you can get the support you need with the Physical Disability (PD) waiver–right in your own home. The program serves people with physical disabilities who are between the ages of 16 and 64. The goal of the program is to help you control your own services and supports. You’ll also be able to stay in your own home and community and hire people you trust to provide your services.

To be eligible for the program, you must need a similar level of care to be accepted into a nursing facility (due to a physical disability. You can also be check with the Social Security Administration (SSA). If the SSA determines that you’re disabled eligible for Medicaid, you may also get accepted.

Who the Physical Disability HCBS Program Serves

  • Be between 16-64 years old 
  • Be determined disabled by the Social Security Administration 
  • Need assistance to perform daily activities 
  • Meet the Medicaid nursing facility threshold score 
  • Be financially eligible for Medicaid

In the Physical Disability HCBS Program, You Get Access to…

  • Personal attendant care services 
  • Assistive services
  • Sleep-cycle support 
  • Personal emergency response system and installation 
  • Financial management services
  • Home-delivered meals
  • Medication reminder services

How GT Independence Supports You

At GT Independence, we believe you should be able to experience life on your own terms. As a financial management service (FMS), we help you manage your services and supports. You control your care. We take care of the details. This includes all of the paperwork, like taxes and payments to your providers. We also handle all background screenings for your support providers. Our goal is to help you successfully self-direct your own care.

  • Family-owned and disability-led business 
  • More than 15 years serving the aging and disability communities
  • CARF accredited financial management service 

Contact Us

Have questions about self-directing your own services with the Physical Disability waiver?

Call (toll-free): 877.659.4500

Interested in the Physical Disability Waiver?

Your local Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) can assess your eligibility. For more information or to talk with an options counselor, call 855-200-2372.