Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities

Waiver Coordinator

US-Within Cuyahoga County
2 weeks ago
# of Openings
Salary Range
Min Salary
USD $53,244.00/Yr.
Community and Medicaid Services
Specific Facility
To Be Determined
Position Reports To
Supervisor Waiver Fiscal Admin
Work Schedule
7.5 hours per day / 12 Months


The Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities is seeking a full-time Wavier coordinator to perform technical and business functions associated with Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) waivers in order to ensure compliance with applicable rules. Provide technical support to Support Administrators and SA Supervisors in all areas of the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DoDD) reimbursement system and the DoDD applications portal. The nature of work will include, but is not limited to the following:


  • Manage the accurate completion of HCBS authorizations in the DoDD MSS Cost Projection Tool (CPT) submitted by CCBDD Support Administrators. Provide training and technical assistance to Support Administrator and SA Supervisors regarding completion of the Cost Projection Tool and other documents necessary to maintain HCBS enrollment.
  • Preview SA authorizations to ensure the appropriate submission of documents associated with HCBS waivers and local Non-Medicaid funding. Notify and work with Support Administration to resolve problems related to the preview and submission of required HCBS documents and cost projections.
  • Manage the authorization of expenditures for HCBS Waivers and local Non-Medicaid funds to ensure fiscal responsibility in DoDD’s Cost Projection Tool, Daily Rate Application and the payment authorization system.
  • Assist in the remediation of provider and billing issues Communicate with HCBS providers and DoDD staff in order to resolve PAWS and other associated issues.
  • Establish effective relationships and communication with internal customers, DoDD representatives and Primary Solutions staff regarding the Medicaid Services System (MSS), Cost Projection and PAWS-related issues.
  • Collaborate with Support Administration and other CMS department staff regarding practice; development, implementation and training of standardized approaches to waiver and non-waiver cost projection tools and provide technical support to the Support Administration staff.
  • Prepare and analyze service utilization reports as requested Community and Medicaid department staff.
  • Participate in the Medicaid Administrative Claiming (MAC) program in accordance with DODD rules and regulations and guidance from CCBDD MAC Coordinator.
  • Assist in maintaining accurate data in CCBDD software packages and with primary data sources, such as DoDD.


UNUSUAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Flexible Work schedule; some evening and weekend meetings.  Occasional travel in county and out of county.



  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Successful experience working with HCBS waiver program
  • Valid State of Ohio driver’s license and continued maintenance of an excellent driving record


Posting End Date:  Open until filled. 


Equal Opportunity StatementAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information about the law, click here:  EEO Information


- The Cuyahoga County Board of DD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

- Individuals who may need assistance with the application process should contact Human Resources.

- All Job tentative offers are made with the understanding that prospective new employees pass a drug test and background check prior to being hired. 


Questions about the application process?  Review answers to our FAQs here: FAQS and How to Contact H.R.





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