Tech Waiver Requirements

1. Individuals 21 and older who are dependent at least part of each day on a mechanical ventilator or meet complex tracheotomy criteria.

2. Individuals under the age of 21 who meet certain criteria based on various methods of respiratory or nutritional support.

3. Individuals who meet Medicaid eligibility criteria as determined by the local department of social services. Parents’ income and resources are not considered when making a financial eligibility determination for a child under the age of 18 who is enrolling in the Tech Waiver.

4. Tech Waiver services may be limited or denied for those individuals who are able to receive services through a third-party payment source.

This is a brief overview of a multi-part program.