Developmental Disabilities Waiver (DD) - How to Apply
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Medically Fragile Waiver
This waiver program provides services to individuals who have been determined to have both
a medically fragile condition and a developmental disability (DD). The MFW provides support
to families by providing assistance to individuals in their homes.
Mi Via Self-Directed Waiver
The Mi Via Self-Directed Waiver is a state Medicaid Waiver program that helps people with intellectual and/or
developmental disabilities self-direct their own waiver services. It allows greater flexibility
to use non-traditional supports to meet needs that are directly related to their disability.
State General Funds
State General Funds pay for services for children and adults who have been determined
eligible for the Developmental Disabilities (DD) or Medically Fragile waivers, but are not
currently receiving waiver services or personal care services through Medicaid.
What is an allocation to the Developmental Disabilities (DD) Waiver? When a person is found eligible for the Developmental Disabilities (DD) Waiver, their name is placed on the waiting list until funding becomes available for services and support.