The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) issued announcement 19-025 with accompanying documents to clarify information regarding the Intellectual Disability/Autism (ID/A) Waiver Employment Service definition. There are two documents to access. The first is the Employment Service Definition Quick Guide for ID/A Waivers and Base-Funded Participants (this was updated on 3/8/19).
Also included in the announcement is the Intellectual Disability/Autism (ID/A) Waiver Employment Service Definition Question and Answer Document Version 2. Included in this document are new questions regarding provider payment guidelines for retention of a job, provider use of a Discovery Portfolio completed as part of the certification process for Outcome Based Payments, acceptable settings for Advanced Supported Employment, guidance for increases and decreases of units of service, etc.
Contact Carol Ferenz, RCPA IDD Division Director, with any questions.