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.

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

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Recent News

HB4736 becomes law!

And it is official! Medically fragile kids cannot be forced into managed care. This law applies to individuals in the MFTD waiver, as well as any other populations who receive home nursing coordinated by DSCC.

Urge Governor Rauner to Sign HB 4736

We need your help! A bill in the Illinois General Assembly that supports access to healthcare for the most medically complex children just passed the House and Senate and will be sent to the Governor for signature so that it can become law. House Bill 4736 exempts Medically Fragile and Technology Dependent Children from enrolling in Medicaid Managed Care Organizations (MCO). Medically Fragile …

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