What is YES Waiver
The YES Waiver is a home and community based services waiver that allows for more flexibility in the funding of intensive community-based services to assist children and adolescents with severe emotional disturbances to live in the community with their families.
In addition to the services already offered under Camino Real Community Services' Children's Mental Health Program, the following are services of the YES Waiver:
Camino Real Community Services will assess you for eligibility.
A child or adolescent must be eligible for Medicaid.
Who Do I Contact About Receiving Services
Parents or the Legally Authorized Representative of an eligible child or youth who are interested in referring their child to YES Waiver Services must first contact Camino Real Community Services' YES Waiver Interest List Line at 1-877-271-9321. Camino Real Community Services maintains an Interest List for individuals interested in receiving YES Waiver services.
There is a first come first serve policy for YES Waiver services. The policy is based on the chronological date of registration on the YES Waiver Interest List.
For additional information or questions about the YES Waiver program, community partners or parents can e-mail YES Waiver staff at YES@caminorealcs.org.
What Is A Fair Hearing and How Do I Get One?
A fair hearing is a request to change a decision to change or deny services. Camino Real Community Services will notify the child or adolescent, and Legally Authorized Representative, of the right to a fair hearing. The conditions under which the individual or LAR may request a Fair Hearing include, but are not limited to:
The Youth Empowerment Services (YES) Waiver has requested an amendment to the existing 1915(c) Waiver. A link to the YES website where the amendment is posted, is as follows: http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/mhsa/yes
The amendment is titled "YES Amendment 9 DRAFT".
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