Glossary of Terms

1115 Waiver
A CMS waiver that gives the Secretary of Health and Human Services authority to approve experimental, pilot, or demonstration projects that promote the objectives of the Medicaid and CHP programs. The purpose of these demonstrations, which give States additional flexibility to design and improve their programs, is to demonstrate and evaluate new policy approaches.
1915-i Like Services
Services not typically reimbursed by Medicaid FFS, but reimbursable under a Home and Community Based Services Medicaid Waiver from CMS. Services may include rehabilitation, peer supports, habilitation, respite, non-medical transportation, family support and training, employment supports, education, and supports for self-directed care.