New Opportunities Waiver
NOW Waivers allow care services to be offered by an in-home care assistant who would otherwise require institutionalization.
Here is a list of the many services the Louisiana NOW Waiver covers:
(IFS) Individualized & Family Support Service Day Or Night
Specialized Medical Supplies & Equipment
Community Development & Integration
One-time Transitional Services
Environmental Accessibilities Adaptations
Skilled Nursing Services
Supported Employment & Transportation
Training For Employment
Personal Emergency Response
Do You Meet the Requirements?
People requesting NOW Waivers must meet both medical and psychological requirements as outlined by ICF and DD guidelines, which applies to all ages over three and must meet the definition for development disability in Louisiana.