Skip Navigation LinksWyoming Department of Health Healthcare Financing Medicaid Eligibility Home and Community Based Waiver Services for Individuals with Aquired Brain Injuries

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Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Waiver

The Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Waiver offers an option for individuals who have experienced an acquired brain injury to remain in their community and receive specialized services.  

 

You must be:  

  • A U.S. Citizen or meet the immigration requirements
  • A Wyoming resident  
  • Age 21 through 64
  • Medically eligible based on Disability and Level of Care requirements set by the Development Disabilities Division
  • Income eligible 
    • Gross monthly income limit is $2,199
      • Individuals with income above $2,199 may qualify by establishing an Income Trust
  • Resource eligible - limits are: 
    • Individual: $2,000
    • Couple: $3,000, when both are applying
    • Couple: $119,220 when one is applying
      • Medicaid does not count as resources the home you live in (if the value is under $552,000), one vehicle or personal property (e.g., clothing, furnishings)
 

What does the Acquired Brain Injury program cost?

A co-payment may be required for adults 21 years or age or older on Medicaid's Acquired Brain Injury program.

 

How do I apply?

Visit the Acquired Brain Injury Section of the Behavioral Health Division website at: http://www.health.wyo.gov/ddd/adultacquiredwaiver/index.html. 

 

What do I need to apply?

  • Verification of U.S. Citizenship and identity
  • Provide a Social Security Number or verification that you have applied for one
  • Documentation of medical necessity  
  • Documents to verify income and resources