What Programs Are Available To Assist Elderly Adults in Wyoming?

What Medicaid Waiver Programs are in Wyoming? Wyoming has several waivers including:

  • Community Choices Waiver
  • LTC / HCBS Waiver:
  • Assisted Living Facility HCBS;
  • Adult Developmental Disabilities;
  • Acquired Brain Injury;
  • Children's Mental Health;
  • Children with DD

What state department operates the Medicaid waiver program in Wyoming? The Division of Healthcare Financing (DHCF) under the Wyoming Department of Health administers the Medicaid Programs. Wyoming has chosen to provide services under the Division of Healthcare Financing through the Community Choices Home and Community Based Services Waiver

What programs assist older adults in Wyoming? The Wyoming Community Choices Home and Community Based Services Waiver targets individuals who are nursing home level care but choose to remain in the community. This Waiver was developed for the purpose of offering another option for individuals who need nursing home care level of care.

What is the best number to call to get started? the Wyoming Department of Health Medicaid Long Term Care Financial Eligibility Unit at 1-855-203-2936

Is there a website? http://www.health.wyo.gov/default.aspx

Who Qualifies For Assistance?

Who is Eligible for the Community Choice Waiver  The applicant must be 19 years of age or older  Must meet Nursing Home Level of Care, as determined by the LT-101 assessment, which will be completed by a Public Health Nurse in the applicant’s county
 Must meet financial eligibility which is determined by the Medicaid Long Term Care Financial Eligibility Unit. There are special income guidelines for these programs, so even if you have not qualified for help before, you may now. If you are under age 65 you will also need to meet the disability requirements

What Services Are Offered

Services in an Assisted Living Facility (ALF)
o Case Management
o ALF Level I
o ALF Level II o ALF Level III  Services in the Home o Case Management
o Home Delivered Meals o Lifeline Installation Personal Emergency Response System (PERS)
o Lifeline Monthly Service Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) o Non-Medical Transportation
o Adult Day Care
o Skilled Nursing

Additional services In Home Agency Option
o Personal Care Attendant
o Respite Care

Additional services in home – Participant Directed Option
o Direct Service Worker
o Fiscal Management Services

Additional Information

As of 2017, services offered under the Wyoming Medicaid Long Term Care Waiver are now operating under the Wyoming Community Choices Waiver.

WY Providers

Wyoming Providers


Ark Regional Services (307) 742-6641
Serving Wyoming
Provides: Case Management; Community Employment; Day Habilitation; Prevocational; Health Services; Supervised Living; Supported Living; & Therapy Services

Casper In Home Care (307) 251-4432
Serving Wyoming
Casper In Home Care provides in home care for the elderly. We help you with the daily needs of living & also offer companionship & respite care.