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The main goal of Georgia Medicaid Waivers is to offer a range of community-based services and supports that enable eligible individuals to remain in their homes or community settings rather than being institutionalized in nursing homes or other facilities.  These waivers help promote independence, inclusion, and a better quality of life for beneficiaries.

Each Medicaid waiver program in Georgia is targeted towards a particular group of individuals and offers a distinct set of services.  Some of the commonly known waiver programs in Georgia include:


  1. Independent Care Waiver Program (ICWP):  ICWP promotes independence and enhance the quality of life for eligible Medicaid participants by enabling them to remain in a more integrated and familiar environment.  

  2. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) Waiver: This program provides services and supports for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to assist them in living and participating in their communities.

  3. Community Care Services Program (CCSP):  The CCSP offers services for the elderly and disabled individuals, helping them remain in their homes or community-based settings, rather than nursing homes.

  4. New Options Waiver (NOW):  NOW offers servicces for indivisuals with physical disabilities, allowing them to receive care at home or within their communities.

  5. Comprehensive Supports Waiver Program (COMP):  COMP provides services for individuals with significant behavioral health needs, promoting community integration anf recovery.

  6. Service Options Using Resources in a Community Environment (SOURCE):  Thsi program offers an array of services for elderly and disabled individuals who require comprehensive care and assistance.

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