Home & Community-based Services (HCS)

What is HCS?

The Home and Community-based Services program provides individualized services and supports to persons with intellectual disabilities who are living with their family, in their own home or in other community settings, such as small group homes.

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Note: These files are in PDF format unless otherwise noted.
Number Title/Notes Date Published
IL 2022-07 1915(c) Waivers Migration to the Texas Medicaid Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) Long-Term Care Online Portal (LTCOP) Project
PL 2022-02 ICF and HCS Emergency Staffing Requests
IL 2021-59 In-Home Day Habilitation Information for Program Providers for COVID-19 (Revised)

Note: Replaces IL 2021-53

PL 2021-44 Active, Unemployable Work-Around
PL 2021-42 New Individualized Skills and Socialization Service Coming Soon
IL 2021-57 2021 Cost Report and 2021 or 2022 Accountability Report Training Information
IL 2021-52 Payment Rates for HCS and TxHmL Effective March 1, 2022
IL 2021-48 Acceptable Documentation for a Criminal History Check

Note: Revised November 10, 2021

IL 2021-47 Assisting Individuals Whose Supplemental Security Income is Terminated
IL 2021-45 In-Home Day Habilitation Information for Program Providers for COVID-19 (REVISED)

Note: Replaces IL 2021-39