Long-term services and supports rates changes
The following are rate limit and budget changes for services provided on or after July 1, 2018. The changes include:
- A 2.61 percent increase to home-delivered meals for Alternative Care (AC), Elderly Waiver (EW) and Essential Community Supports (ECS)
- A 0.03 percent increase to Alternative Care (AC) and Elderly Waiver (EW) monthly case mix limits
- A 0.03 percent increase to AC and EW consumer-directed community supports (CDCS) budget caps
- A 0.58 percent increase to the ECS monthly budget
- Adjustments to rates determined through the disability waiver rate system (DWRS) frameworks and will only affect rates that are not banded to individual or weighted average historic amounts. See the May 31, 2018, elist.
- Mileage rate adjustment