New Choices Waiver
Important Program Changes
The New Choices Waiver program is designed to serve people who have been residing long term in a nursing facility, licensed assisted living facility, licensed small health care (Type N) facility or other Utah licensed medical institution that is not an institution for mental disease (IMD). The program provides supportive services to enable individuals to live in their own homes or in other community-based settings.
Individuals who are not actively residing in one of the above qualifying facility types are not eligible to apply for the New Choices Waiver program. Please contact the New Choices Waiver program office to learn more about the length of stay criteria in each type of qualifying facility. The New Choices Waiver program office can be reached at (800)662-9651, option 6.
The New Choices Waiver program has updated its application materials. Old applications are not valid, so please contact the program office to request an updated application. (800) 662-9651, option 6.
Services Available Through the New Choices Waiver Program:
Adult Day Care
Adult Residential Services
Assistive Technology Devices
Consumer Preparation Services
Emergency Response Systems
Environmental Accessibility Adaptations
Financial Management Services
Home Delivered Meals
Community Transition ServicesMedication Assistance Services
Personal Budget Assistance
Specialized Medical Equipment