State and Federal Relationships

State Medicaid Plans and Waivers Illustration
Native Health, in Phoenix, AZ, partners with many community organizations. One partnership is the Native Health Community Garden.

Working with state and federal programs can support your LTSS program and help ensure the program is sustainable. This information can guide you in connecting with state and national resources.

State Resources Map

Use this map to find points of contact for state, regional, and national organizations in your area. The map can also help you locate:

  • State Medicaid agency contact information
  • Details about state waivers
  • Links to relevant agencies and organizations
  • Information on area health boards and regional tribal organizations

National and Regional Resources

Many federal agencies and other national or regional organizations offer resources for LTSS program development. Find resources that deal with LTSS generally or choose one that deals with a certain subtopic, such as:

  • Housing
  • Veterans services
  • Native American communities

State Medicaid Plans and Waivers

State Medicaid waivers can help fund or reimburse the services your program provides. Learn more about the different types of waivers that may be available:

  • 1915(c) waivers
  • 1915(i) waivers
  • 1915(j) self-directed personal assistant services

1915(c) Waivers by State

For information on which states offer 1915(c) waiver programs, which allow states to provide home- and community-based services for those who need LTSS. Please visit

National Overview of 1915(c) Waivers

This page provides a national summary of state 1915(c) waivers. Read the results from a nationwide study on state waivers, which show:

  • What types of waivers are available nationally
  • What types of waivers are the most common
  • Which states have higher and lower numbers of waivers
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03/02/2018 06:31 AM