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May 10, 2011

On May 6, the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) sent the 2011/12 provider contracts for both direct service and SCO (Supports Coordination Organizations) providers which are to be signed and returned no later than June 1. Since SCOs are moving to state-set rates effective July 1, PCPA has asked Department of Public Welfare (DPW) Acting Secretary Alexander and  ODP Interim Deputy Secretary Friel to release these rates as soon as possible to allow agencies to determine their ability to continue this service and sign the contracts.

 Other ODP information (Alerts and informational memos are available at www.odpconsulting.net):

  • Alert #062-11: Claims Processing Delay for TSM and SC Services delayed on April 19 were submitted on May 6 to the PROMISe financial processing cycle.
  • Informational Memo #063-11: MH/MR Voter Registration Responsibilities. Provides details on the roles and responsibilities regarding voter registration.
  • Health Alert: Poison Prevention and Toxic Household Substances. This alert is available on OCS Consulting under "Health and Safety Topics" entitled Poison Prevention Alert.
  • HCSIS Project Update April 2011. Includes HCSIS Release 6.11.0 highlights, new documents on LMS, and reminders for ODP users.
  • ODP has issued an Urgent Message which includes a listing of direct service agencies that have not completed the survey for ODP to collect contact information to support the Provider Monitoring process. This information was due May 6. Please follow the attached instructions.
  • Announcement #064-11: Regulation Revisions Related to the ISP - Webcast Part 3 – Clarifications and Updates. These regulation changes for chapters #2380, 2390, 6400, and 6500 went into effect August 28, 2010; Supports Coordinators and SC Supervisors are required to view this webcast and must complete by August 12 to receive one-hour of credit.

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