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Brain Injury Waiver

Organization Name: Department of Human Services
Description: The Brain Injury (BI) waiver provides home and community-based services that promote the optimal health, independence, safety and integration of a person and who would otherwise require the level of care provided in a specialized nursing facility or neurobehavioral hospital.

Disabilities Served: Persons diagnosed with brain injury or related neurological condition that resulted in significant cognitive and behavioral impairment.
Eligibility Criteria: 1. Eligible for the Medical Assistance program. 2. Certified disabled by Social Security or the State Medical Review Team. 3. Under age 65 at the time of opening to the waiver. 4. Determined to meet nursing facility or neurobehavioral hospital level of care criteria. 5. Have a completed BI Waiver Assessment and Eligibility Determination form. 6. Diagnosed with brain injury or related neurological condition that resulted in significant cognitive and behavioral impairment. 7. Have the potential to benefit from rehabilitative services. 8. Have an assessed need for supports and services over and above those available through the MA State Plan. 9. Have an assessed need for a specialized provider or rate to meet the person’s impairments or services only available through the BI waiver.
Areas served: All of Minnesota
Ages Served: Birth to 21; 22 to 65
Assistive Technology Assistance Available:
  • AT Funding
  • The waiver pays for the cost of the equipment, including necessary training or instruction on the use of the equipment.
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/bi-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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