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Innovations Waiver

The North Carolina Innovations Waiver is a resource for funding services and supports for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are at risk for institutional care in an Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IDD). NC Innovations provides an array of community-based services and supports. These are alternatives to institutional care that promote choice, control and community integration. Individuals on NC Innovations Waivers must meet eligibility criteria.


NC Innovations seeks to support individuals to live the life they choose by:

LME-MCO Communications Bulletin J300

CB J297 Proposed Bulletin to LME-MCO, LS v Wos Instruction

NC Innovations Waiver changes effective Nov. 1, 2016:

Clinical Coverage Policy No: 8P (North Carolina Innovations Waiver)

Intro to NC Innovations Waiver Changes

Individual Budgets and Choice

The SIS and ISP Planning

Resource Allocation – from the 2016 Listening Tours

Proposed Service Definition Changes

Frequently Asked Questions About Respite Services

Transition from the Current NC Innovations Service Array

Frequently Asked Question About Residential Supports

Handbook and Information

Managing Employer Handbook 12-01-12

North Carolina Innovations Waiver Handbook

Individual/Family Directed Service Options

Community Guide Fact Sheet

Agency With Choice Fact Sheet

Individual Goods and Services Fact Sheet

Description of Duties of Representative

Individual and Family Directed Supports Handbook

Beneficiary Responsibilities

Employer of Record Handbook 12-01-14