CIB: Health and Welfare of Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waiver Recipients


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Today, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released an informational bulletin on ensuring the health and welfare of individuals receiving Medicaid-funded Home and Community Based Services (HCBS). The Centers for Medicaid & CHIP Services (CMCS) Informational Bulletin (CIB) is in follow-up to a joint report issued in January 2018 by the Office of Inspector General, the Office of Civil Rights, and the Administration for Community Living, focusing on individuals with developmental disabilities living in group homes. CMCS provides information on the joint report’s model practices for ensuring beneficiary health and welfare.

The informational bulletin can be accessed on at