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Welcome to the Waiver Services page for Providers and Professionals.  Here you will find information about policies, procedures, WSAC, the SIS®, and information to support individuals currently on the DD waivers. 


Customized Rates:
Effective June 1, 2017, CMS approved a waiver amendment allowing providers to apply for a customized rate for individuals who meet certain criteria. Providers are eligible to apply for a customized rate under the current waiver system by accessing the customized rate application. Prior to application submission, providers are encouraged to read the provider guidelines which detail the process, available services, and eligibility criteria. If approved, a rate unique to the individual and/or service will be developed based on eligibility criteria and the individual’s demonstrated exceptional support need. Applications approved will be effective as of the date that a completed application is received.  Providers applying for a customized rate must have documentation to demonstrate that the individual (for whom a customized rate is requested) is an outlier to the current rate structure and meets certain criteria as described within the provider guidelines.

Please find below the new Virginia Individual Developmental Disability Eligibility Survey (VIDES).  These will go into effect with the approval of the amendments to the waivers by CMS.

FY14 ID Waiver Community Slots Distribution

ID Waiver Wait List:

  • 2017
  • May 2017
  • May 2017 2016 January 2016 2015 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 2014 December 2014 November 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 06/09/2014 05/07/2014 04/07/2014 03/06/2014 02/04/2014 Annual Statewide Waitlist from 2004 – 2014: Statewide (May 2014)

Supports Intensity Scale® (SIS®)

Welcome to the Regional Support Unit page for Individuals and Families. Here you will find information and resources concerning the Supports Intensity Scale® as well as the Waiver Slot Assignment Committees (WSAC).

Waiver Slot Assignment Committee (WSAC)

Supports Intensity Scale® (SIS®)

Ascend Management Innovations

SIS® Resources:

Sample SIS® Assessment:

Documents for Families:

Developmental Services Community Capacity and Sustainability Work Group


Developmental Services Community Capacity and Sustainability Work Group