TBI Program- Who is Eligible

The New York State Department of Health determines participant eligibility based on the following criteria:

  • Individual must be Medicaid eligible
  • Individual must be diagnosed with a Traumatic or Acquired brain injury
  • Individual must be between the ages of 18 to 64 years old
  • Individual must be eligible for nursing facility level of care as determined by a PRI/ Screen
  • Individual must choose to live in the community rather than a nursing facility
  • Individual can identify a safe living arrangement to meet their needs
  • Individual can be supported safely within the community with the funds and services available under the HCBS/TBI Waiver Program







"I can't begin to describe how grateful I am for the TBI waiver program. I live independently."

TS TBI Survivor