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IDD Updates - Week of February 20, 2012
February 21, 2012

February 23
Informational Memo Reprocessing Scheduled for Supports Coordination (SC) Waiver Claims. AE and SCO Action Requested. This Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) informational memo is intended to communicate that ODP will be initiating an automatic claims reprocessing effort for Supports Coordination (SC) waiver claims that meet the following criteria:

  • SC waiver claims that denied in November 2011, December 2011, January 2012, the February 4, 2012 sweep, or were paid with a unit cutback due to the lack of units authorized on the plan.
  • SC waiver claims that denied when the Client Information System (CIS) was down for a brief period of time while processing the November 4, 2011, SC waiver claim file. Claims impacted denied on ESC 0204.

The memo is available at www.odpconsulting.net.

February 21
The Department of Public Welfare (DPW) has issued notice for a 15-day comment period regarding changes to regulations which may impact agencies. PCPA issued an Alert with the details we available. Please share with Linda Drummond any comments being submitted regarding these changes by March 2.

PCPA is seeking comments and recommendations for both direct service and supports coordination regarding the new Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) provider monitoring process. Members who have experience this process are asked to share issues, concerns, and recommendations with Linda Drummond.

The Intellectual Disability and Autism Coalition issued a press release addressing the impact on individuals and families of the governor’s 2012/13 budget proposal.

ODP updates available at www.odpconsulting.net:

  • Announcement #013-12: ODP Instructor Led, Face to Face Training Spring 2012 Professional Development.
  • Announcement #014-12: Pennsylvania’s Outcomes Training Follow-up Activity Available for Provider Staff.
  • Informational Packet #015-12: Use of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program for Individuals Residing in Group Living Arrangements. How to apply for Food Stamps.

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