IDD Update – Ch 6100, HCBS Final Rule, NJ Seeking Providers

IDD Update – Ch 6100, HCBS Final Rule, NJ Seeking Providers

Chapter 6100 Draft for Comments
The Office of Developmental Programs Chapter 6100 Regulations Work Group has released draft regulations for initial comments due by May 22. RCPA is requesting that members share their comments by May 20 with Policy Specialist Linda Drummond, who will compile and share with ODP’s Work Group.

HCBS Fact Sheet
The Department of Human Services has developed a fact sheet to answer some of the questions received based on the state’s compliance with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Home and Community-Based Services Final Rule.

  • More information on the DHS transition plan is available here.
  • More information about the Final Rule is available here.

New Jersey Seeking Providers
The New Jersey Department of Human Services Division of Developmental Disabilities will be shifting to a Medicaid-based, fee-for-service system beginning this July. This transition includes the launch of the division’s new Supports Program, a Medicaid waiver program that will fund a wide array of disability-related services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities aged 21 and older.

Many of the New Jersey-based providers are in the process of becoming Medicaid-approved, so that they can continue to offer services in the new system. In addition, New Jersey is very interested in reaching out-of-state providers who might have an interest in – and capacity for – providing disability-related services in New Jersey. They are developing a Prospective Provider Welcome Packet, which can be available to Pennsylvania providers interested in these opportunities. For information, contact Diane Flynn, NJ Division of Developmental Disabilities, or 609-689-6714.

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