The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP)announcedsteps that need to be taken to implement individual cap exceptions for individuals who had 6-month authorizations because rate changes resulted in the individual exceeding the Person/Family Directed Support (P/FDS) waiver cap with no change in services.
Self Advocates United as 1 (SAU1) has been chosen by the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) to provide trainings for individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or autism through the Self Advocacy Power Network for All (SAPNA) project. Viewthis flyerfor more information.
In line with the current Administration’s goal of providing greater state flexibility and reducing regulatory burden, CMS released guidance on November 16 on how states can interpret certain provisions of the rule and efforts that will be made to ease any regulatory burden. That guidancecan be accessed here. ANCOR's full article can beread here.
The National Council on Disability (NCD), a nonpartisan, independent federal agency released its issue brief, “Neglected for too Long: Dental Care for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.” Click to view ANCOR'sfull articleand thefull report.