MFTD Waiver Families

Support for families of children in the Medically Fragile, Technology Dependent Waiver

Welcome to MFTD Waiver Families!

This website is your source for information about the MFTD Waiver from families who have participated in the program nearly from its inception. If you are new to the program, check out our About Page, learn how to Apply, and find out if your child will likely qualify.

Please feel free to contact us for more information about the program and support from other families in the MFTD Waiver. We have a Support Group on Facebook for family members.

Read below for updates on Advocacy issues related to the MFTD Waiver.

Advocacy Updates

2024 Rate Increase

Information on 2024 Reimbursement Rate Increase

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  • Last year, the Illinois legislature passed an Omnibus Medicaid package that included a 20% rate increase for pediatric private duty nursing beginning 1/1/2024.
  • The federal government approved…

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We have a public page on Facebook and a private group for families. 

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