ODP released two announcements regarding Wage Ranges and Benefit Allowances for Specific Participant Directed Services that will become effective with the new fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019.
ODP Announcement 19-075 is in regard to Agency with Choice (AWC) for AWC Financial Management Services (FMS), participants utilizing the AWC FMS model, managing employers, Support Service Professionals (SSPs), Administrative Entities (AEs), and Supports Coordination Organizations (SCOs). The announcement includes wage ranges and hourly benefits allowances attachments and tables. There is guidance regarding enhanced communication and a new procedure code for the Chore Service. Homemaker is a separate service. The wage ranges for both services are the same and remain unchanged from FY 2018/19.
ODP Announcement 19-076 applies to the Vendor Fiscal/Employer Agent (VF/EA) services. This announcement also contains wage ranges and hourly benefits allowances attachments and tables, as well as guidance regarding enhanced communication.
Contact Carol Ferenz, RCPA IDD Division Director, with questions.