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Developmental Disabilities Waiver

Organization Name: Department of Human Services
Description: The Developmental Disabilities (DD) waiver provides home and community-based services that promote the optimal health, independence, safety and integration of a person who meets the waiver eligibility criteria and who would require the level of care provided in an Intermediate Care Facility for Persons with Developmental Disabilities.

Disabilities Served: A person must meet all of the following: 1. In need of continuous active treatment. 2. Have a diagnosis of developmental disability or a related condition. 3. Require a 24-hour plan of care. 4. Require aggressive and consistent training due to an inabilit
Eligibility Criteria: 1. Eligible for the Medical Assistance program based on a disability diagnosis. 2. Have a developmental disability or related condition. 3. Determined to meet ICF/DD level of care criteria. 4. Require daily interventions, daily service needs and a 24-hour plan of care. 5. Assessed to need a residential habilitation service. 6. Have made an informed choice of waiver services instead of ICF/DD services. 7. Have an assessed need for supports and services over and above those available through the MA State Plan.
Areas served: All of Minnesota
Ages Served: All ages
Assistive Technology Assistance Available:
  • AT Funding
  • Assessment, initial and on-going equipment training and evaluation, and equipment maintenance.
Financial Assistance Available:
  • Financial Assistance
  • Direct Payments

Contact Information
Website: www.mn.gov/dhs/people-we-serve/people-with-disabilities/services/home-community/programs-and-services/dd-waiver.jsp
Telephone: 1-866-333-2466 (MN Relay 711 or 800-627-3529)

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For listing updates contact:

STAR Program
358 Centennial Office Building
658 Cedar Street
Saint Paul, MN 55155
Phone: 651-201-2640 or toll free 888-234-1267(voice)
MN Relay: 711 or 800-627-3529
Fax: 651-282-6671


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