HCBS definition

HCBS means home- and community-based services.
HCBS means "Home and Community-Based Services." HCBS are services provided in the home or community of an individual. DHS, Office of Licensing and Regulatory Oversight and OHA provide oversight and license, certify, and endorse programs, settings, or settings designated as HCB.
HCBS means the Medicaid Home and Community Based Services.

Examples of HCBS in a sentence

  • The state must demonstrate it has designed and implemented an effective system for assuring HCBS participants health and welfare.

  • The state must demonstrate it has designed and implemented an effective system for reviewing the adequacy of service plans for HCBS participants.

  • Section 1915(c) of the Social Security Act authorizes the Secretary of Health and Human Services to waive certain specific Medicaid statutory requirements so that a state may voluntarily offer HCBS to state-specified target group(s) of Medicaid beneficiaries who need a level of institutional care that is provided under the Medicaid state plan.

  • PRA Disclosure Statement The purpose of this application is for states to request a Medicaid Section 1915(c) home and community-based services (HCBS) waiver.

  • A state-issued document, such as a remittance advice, confirming payment for HCBS, including the beneficiary’s name and the dates of HCBS.• When we receive the evidence showing your copayment level, we will update our system so that you can pay the correct copayment when you get your next prescription at the pharmacy.


More Definitions of HCBS

HCBS means home- and community-based services as defined in rule 441—78.27(249A).
HCBS means Home and Community-Based Services, services provided in the individual's home or community.
HCBS means home and community based services defined in A.R.S. §§ 36-2931 and 36-2939.
HCBS means home- and community-based services, which are services intended to enable people to live in their own homes or communities instead of in a medical institution.
HCBS means "Home and Community-Based Services." HCBS are services provided in the home or community of an individual. DHS, Office
HCBS means “Home and Community Based Services”, which are defined as services to promote independent living that are provided in a person’s home or community, i.e., those not provided under institutional care. BISF HCBS are those that may be required when there has been a sudden change in the medical, psychological or physical condition of an individual; when there is acceleration in the amount of services needed, when needs have suddenly changed, or when another payer source will not pay for the unique BI services assessed as a need. BISF HCBS are provided to protect the client from imminent risk to his or her health and safety, or to protect the health and safety of others. These include home health care; homemaker services; respite care; outpatient mental/behavioral health; traditional and alternative therapies; medically-related transportation and medications related to the brain injury; physician co-pays; special equipment, communication/assistive devices, and durable medical goods; professional organizer services; once in a lifetime housing assistance; environmental modifications; retrofit of an automobile, as well as Neuropsychological Evaluations. For the purposes of this RFP, they also include professional Life Skills Coaching services through licensed/certified providers, as they are regionally available.
HCBS means the Medicaid Home and Community Based Services that occur in a client’s home or community rather than institutions or other isolated settings. These programs service a variety of targeted populations groups, such as people with intellectual or developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, and/or mental illnesses.