Column: Individuals with disabilities supported in community living

March 9, 2021

A column about how funding for IDD services — specifically Medicaid waivers — can have a tremendous and positive impact on individuals with disabilities, and the strides the State of Georgia has made over the past decade to help transition individuals with IDDs from living in state hospitals to living in their community. The NOW Waiver (New Options Waiver) and the COMP Waiver (Comprehensive Supports Waiver) are featured - both waivers offer self-directed options.