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Community Alternatives for Disabled Individuals Waiver
The Community Alternatives for Disabled Individuals (CADI) Waiver provides funding for home and community-based services for children and adults, who would otherwise require the level of care provided in a nursing facility. CADI Waiver services may be provided in a persons own home, in his/her biological or adoptive familys home, in a relatives home (e.g. sibling, aunt, grandparent etc.), a family foster care home or corporate foster care home, a board and lodging facility or in an assisted living facility. If married, a person may receive CADI Waiver services while living at home with his or her spouse.
Who is eligible for CADI Waiver services?
Eligibility for CADI Waiver services is determined through a screening process. To be eligible for CADI Waiver services, a person must meet all these criteria:
What else is important for participation in the CADI Waiver?
Once eligibility is determined for participation in the CADI Waiver, certain questions must be asked about services including:
In addition to services covered by Medical Assistance, what services are available through the CADI Waiver?
How can persons apply for the CADI Waiver?
You can apply for the CADI Waiver at your local county public health or social service agency. The DHS Disability Services Division administers the CADI Waiver. For more information, contact your local county agency (PDF).
Let us know if you are unable to find information about Disability Services Division programs and services. E-mail DHS.Dsdtahelp@state.mn.us.
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