Health Services

Home and Community Based Services

Support and Services for Individuals With Disabilities

Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waivers are KanCare (Kansas Medicaid) programs which provide services to a person in their community instead of an institution, such as a nursing home or state hospital. Kansas has seven (7) HCBS Waivers to meet the needs of people with different diagnoses and needs:

• Autism
• Frail Elderly
• Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
• Physical Disability
• Serious Emotional Disturbance
• Technology Assisted
• Brain Injury

Please click the ACCESS GUIDE for more information or click HERE to visit KDADS. If you have questions regarding eligibility for a waiver, call NEKAAA at 800-883-2549 or 785-742-7152.  For individuals who need accommodation to access this information, contact KDADS by phone at 785-296-4986 or by email at