Using Medicaid to Cover Services for Elderly Persons in Residential Care Settings: State Policy Maker and Stakeholder Views in Six States. Sources of Public Funding for Services in RCACs
Medicaid Personal, supportive and nursing services provided in RCACs are reimbursable through Wisconsin's HCBS waiver program. Waiver funds pay for services appropriate for the individual participant. However, most counties have long waiting lists for their waiver program and in some cases the wait can be from one to three years or more.