State Freezes Waiver Slots

On Friday, October 20, 2015, the LA Department of Health and Hospitals announced that it is freezing New Opportunities (NOW), Children’s Choice, and Supports Waiver slots to address a mid-year budget deficit. The state will honor offers made over the last few months, and slots will be available for individuals who meet emergency criteria, are aging out of the Children’s Choice waiver, or are transitioning from public institutions (Pinecrest, Northlakes, Northwest, LA Special Education Center).

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