Adults and children with mental retardation or a related condition who:
Are not be enrolled in another Medicaid waiver program.
Choose the HCS Program over the ICF/MR Program.
Meet the Intermediate Care Facility for Persons with Mental Retardation (ICF/MR) Level of Care (LOC) 1 criteria.
Require services that do not exceed the cost limits that are set by the regulations of the state of Texas.
Have had a determination of mental retardation in accordance with Texas state law or have been diagnosed by a qualified physician as having a related condition.
Are eligible for supplemental security income (SSI) or be in one of the optional categorical coverage groups as specified in the HCS Waiver Renewal. For more information, please visit their website.