Complementary and Integrative Health Waiver (CIH)

Ages 18 and older

Allows adults (18 and older) who are living with a spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, spina bifida, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, or a brain injury and the inability for independent ambulation to receive home or community-based supports. (Formerly known as SCI Waiver)



Qualifying for CIH Medicaid Waiver services

  • Must be 18 years old or older
  • Have a qualifying condition of a spinal cord injury (traumatic or nontraumatic), multiple sclerosis,┬ábrain injury, spina bifida, muscular dystrophy, or cerebral palsy
  • Have been determined to have an inability for independent ambulation resulting from the qualifying condition as identified by the case manager through the assessment process.
  • Require long-term services or supports similar to what is provided in a nursing facility or hospital
  • Meet financial determination eligibility requirements


Available CIH Waiver Services
Adult Day Services
Complementary and Integrative Health Services (Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Massage)
Home Delivered Meals
Home Modification
Homemaker services
In-Home Support Services (IHSS)
Life Skills Training
Medication Reminder
Non-medical Transportation
Peer Mentorship
Personal Care
Personal Emergency Response System
Remote Supports
Respite Care
Transition Set Up
Consumer Directed Attendant Support Services (CDASS)

Visit the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing website for the most up-to-date information on the CIH Waiver.

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