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Title: Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS)
Alternate Title:
Description: DHS licenses certain home and community-based services provided to people with disabilities and those ages 65 and older. Most of the services are funded under one of Minnesota’s Medicaid waiver programs: Brain Injury (BI), Community Alternatives for Disabled Individuals (CADI), Community Access for Disability Inclusion (CADI), Developmental Disabilities (DD), and Elderly Waiver/Alternative Care Program (EW/AC). Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS)
Subject: Disabilities
Residential Services
Creation Date: 9/11/2008 2:16:59 PM
Modification Date: 3/15/2023 4:33:32 PM
Agency Name: Human Services (DHS), Minnesota Department of
Agency URL:
Agency Description: The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) offers programs for health care, child support, food support, general assistance, nursing home care, seniors, people who are deaf, people who have developmental disabilities, foster care, child protection and adult and children's mental health services.
Agency Phone: 651-431-2000
Agency Fax: Agency URL:
Agency Address:

St. Paul
Division Name: Division of Licensing
Division URL:
Division Description:
Division Phone: 651-431-6500
Division Fax: Division URL:
Audience: Hold Application URL:
Renewal URL:
Versa URL:
Rules: 9544

Statutes: 245D


Initial License Application Fee: The initial license application fee is $500. It is not prorated, is nonrefundable, and is in lieu of the annual license fee that expires on December 31. No application will be processed until the application fee is paid.

Annual License Fee: See Minn. Stat. § 245A.10

Period of Issuance:

Except for the initial license which is 12 months or less and expires on December 31, licenses are issued for one year on a calendar year basis.

Length of Determination: Minn. Stat. § 245A.04, subd. 1 requires that the Commissioner shall act on the application within 90 working days after a complete application and any required reports have been received from other state agencies or departments, counties, municipalities, or other political subdivisions.
Other Info:
Activity: MR/RC Waiver Services
Residential-Based Habilitation Services
License Detail URL:

Home and Community Services


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