Waiver Application

Community HealthChoices 1915(b) Managed Care and 1915(c) Home and Community-Based Waivers


The Department of Human Services submitted the proposed Community HealthChoices (CHC) 1915(b) managed care waiver and the proposed CHC 1915(c) home and community-based waiver applications to CMS on April 28, 2017. These applications, when approved, will govern operation of the CHC Program, Pennsylvania’s managed long-term services and supports initiative.

Public Input

The department solicited written comments regarding the proposed CHC 1915(b) and the proposed CHC 1915(c) waiver amendment. Comments received during the 30-day comment period were reviewed and considered for revisions to the applications prior to submitting to CMS. The Department is posting the comment and response documents for stakeholder review.

1915(b) Waiver Comment/Response Document (click here)

1915(c) Waiver Comment/Response Document (click here)