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Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Long-term Care Waiver

What is the ABI Long-term Care Waiver Program?
The Acquired Brain Injury Long Term Care Waiver program provides an alternative to institutional care for individuals who have reached a plateau in their rehabilitation level and require maintenance services to avoid institutionalization and to live safely in the community. Services include case management, community living supports, respite care, adult day health care, adult day training, environmental modifications, behavior programming, counseling, group counseling, specialized medical equipment and supplies, supported employment, occupational therapy, speech therapy, nursing supports, family training, physical therapy, assessment and reassessment, and supervised residential care.

You Must:
– Be at least 18 years of age
– Meet nursing facility level of care
– Have a primary diagnosis of an acquired brain injury which necessitates supervision, rehabilitative services and long term supports
– Be financially eligible for Medicaid services.

How do I apply for ABI?
To apply, complete and mail in or fax the two forms listed here: MAP-10 – Waiver Services Physician’s Recommendations and MAP-26 – ABI Program Application.
You may also call for further information: Toll free (866) 878-2626.

How do I learn more?
For members who would like to choose Consumer Directed Option Services for ABI, visit the DMS CDO page.

(866) 878-2626
(502) 564-0249
Tracy.Bentley@ky.gov
dana.mckenna@ky.gov

Acquired Brain Injury Branch
275 E. Main Street, 6W-B
Frankfort, KY 40621