Physical Disabilities & Aging

The agenda for the April 5, 2023, Managed Long-Term Services and Supports (MLTSS) Subcommittee meeting has been released from the Department of Human Services (DHS) Office of Long-Term Living (OLTL). The meeting is scheduled for 10:00 am – 1:00 pm at the Department of Education’s Honors Suite, 1st Floor, 333 Market St. Harrisburg, PA 17126. The meeting will also be held via webinar and remote streaming.

Included in this meeting will be Dr. Val Arkoosh, Acting Secretary of DHS, who will provide an update on the 2023 DHS priorities.

If you haven’t registered to participate in this meeting, the links and information are below:

Conference line:
Bridge Number: 1-415-930-5321 PIN: 224944600#
Webinar Link
Remote Streaming Link

The Office of Long-Term Living (OLTL) has released the fiscal year (FY) 2023/24 annual review instructions for the Home and Community Services Information System (HCSIS). Also included in this reminder for Service Coordination Entities (SCEs) are the procedures, the waiver transfer tip sheet, and the annual review tip sheet. SCEs are reminded that this annual review process is a good time to review their caseloads and finalize any disenrollments or inactive service plans.

If you have any additional questions or wish to receive the attached forms in an alternate format, please contact Brian Lester at (717) 346-0716 or via email.

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Direct Care Workers (DCWs) are invited to this FREE conference that provides multiple training sessions to enhance their skills. Details about the event are below:

Date: April 21–22, 2023

12:00 pm – 7:00 pm on April 21
8:00 am – 4:30 pm on April 22

Hershey Lodge
325 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033

Sponsored by the Center for Independent Living of Central PA (CILCP) with grant funds from the PA Department of Labor and Industry. For more information, call 717-731-1900, ext. 212, or visit the DCW Conference website.

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This notice is a reminder that the Department of Human Services (DHS) is holding an Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) public meeting on Friday, March 24, 2023, from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm. The meeting will be held virtually and will provide additional information and updates related to the DHS EVV implementation. Please register to attend here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry’s (L&I) Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) seeks collaborative opportunities with qualified entities in meeting the needs of the Disability Innovation Fund (DIF) Subminimum Wage to Competitive Integrated Employment (SWTCIE) Grant Award PR# H421D220003.

OVR is seeking a single entity to manage the delivery of grant services identified as the “InVEST” (Integrated Vocational Engagement & Support Team) Project at six district project sites throughout the 5-year term of the grant (date upon award of contract — 9/30/27). Interested parties should access information regarding this opportunity here.