Provider Toolbox


It is the goal of KDADS to assist providers on the road to compliance with the HCBS Settings Final Rule.

This toolbox is to provide guidance on HCBS Settings Final Rule requirements. Items can be used to assist providers assess current practices and if a setting has characteristics of HCBS, as required by regulation. Documents and links found on this site are to be utilized to help providers generate ideas on practices that support choice, autonomy and community integration for persons served.

The purpose of final rule regulations are to maximize the opportunities for participants receiving HCBS to receive services in integrated settings and to realize the benefits of community living, which include opportunities to live in, and seek employment as those who do not receive HCBS.

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Residential Settings

External Resources for HCBS Information and Guidance

CMS Information

Guidance for Administrators and Providers

Guidance for Advocates and Families