Home and Community-Based Services Waivers

About home- and community-based services

A Michigan Medicaid home- and community-based services (HCBS) waiver is designed to offer an alternative to institutionalization to qualifying beneficiaries.

AmeriHealth Caritas VIP Care Plus offers a number of HCBS benefits to all plan members when medically necessary. If you are not a waiver participant, you can receive HCBS waiver benefits through AmeriHealth Caritas VIP Care Plus if they are medically necessary for you. Waiver services include:

  • Adult day programs.
  • Assistive technology.
  • Chore services.
  • Environmental modifications.
  • Expanded community living supports.
  • Fiscal intermediary services.
  • Home-delivered meals.
  • Non-medical transportation.
  • Preventive nursing services.
  • Private duty nursing (PDN).
  • Respite waiver services.

For more information, call AmeriHealth Caritas VIP Care Plus Member Services at 1-888-667-0318 (TTY/TDD 711), 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week.