Medicaid home- and community-based service (HCBS) recipients with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) have between 3.6 and 4.8 times the mortality risk from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) as people in the same age group without I/DD. Specifically, a person with an intellectual disability has 3.6 times the risk of dying of COVID-19 as a person of the same age with none of the risk factors. A person with some other developmental disability has a risk 4.8 times higher than someone without the listed risk factors. Other HCBS recipients without I/DD . . .
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