Services On The Traumatic Brain Injury Waiver

 
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Medicaid Related Assistance
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What you need to know

​​​​​​As a participant in Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waiver services, there are many community-based services you may choose. The services available to you are based on which waiver you have. HCBS Waivers Available for Eligible People looks at the four waivers and includes a chart of services by waiver.

The Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Waiver offers specialized assisted living services for people with traumatic brain injury. 

For information on TBI Waiver eligibility, visit the Eligibility page.

For the waiver document and regulations pertaining to the TBI Waiver, visit the Regulations and Waivers page.

Service Coordination

When you are on a waiver, a Service Coordinator provides case management to coordinate and oversee your services. 

Your Service Coordinator:

  • Works with you to develop your service plan based on your needs
  • Helps you work with the TBI provider
  • Helps you access resources such as Medicaid, SSI, and SNAP
  • Helps you identify and access community resources
  • Holds meetings at least every six months to help you work toward life goals
  • Monitors your plan to ensure it is being implemented and adequately addresses your needs
  • Follows up with you to ensure your needs are being met
  • Follows up with your guardian and, as requested, your family
  • Adjusts your service plan when changes are needed for success
  • Helps advocate for what you need from the TBI provider, your family, and your community
  • Makes sure services promote independence, productivity, and inclusion

When you have the TBI Waiver, your Service Coordinator works at the League of Human Dignity in Lincoln.

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Traumatic Brain Injury Waiver Services

The TBI Waiver provides specialized assisted living, which includes assistance with personal care activities and activities of daily living.

The TBI Waiver specialized assisted living includes​​:

  • Escort services (a person who accompanies to a medical appointment, when unable to go alone);
  • Essential shopping;
  • Health maintenance activities;
  • Housekeeping services;
  • Laundry services;
  • Provision of medications;
  • Personal care services; and 
  • Transportation services.

Provider Options

​There is one provider for the TBI Waiver. They provide specialized assisted living in the Omaha area. You can work with the League of Human Dignity, Lincoln Office, to learn more about the TBI provider and see if they have the ability and capacity to support your needs.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What types of facilities do the Keys Amendment affect and where can I find a copy of the compliance document?
List of facilities and Keys Amendment compliance

Where can I find information on public services and other resources for individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and training related to the causes, symptoms, and treatment of TBI?
Nebraska Traumatic Brain Injury Online Training