Open for Public Comment: Proposed Amendments and Fee Schedule Rates for Services Impacted by Waiver Amendments
ODP Announcement 21-072 was distributed by the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) today. The purpose of this communication is to announce that the proposed amendments to the Consolidated, Community Living, Person/Family Directed Support (P/FDS), and Adult Autism (AAW) Waivers are available for public review and comment. ODP is also making available for public review and comment the rate setting methodology and proposed Fee Schedule Rates for services in the Waivers that are impacted by the proposed amendments.
Information regarding the proposed waiver amendment changes, including how to provide comments, can be found in the Pennsylvania Bulletin, Volume 51, Number 42, published on Saturday, October 16, 2021. The waiver amendments, the side-by-side documents, and the assumption logs used to develop the Fee Schedule Rates are available.
There is a 30-day public comment period that starts on October 16, 2021, and ends on November 15, 2021. Comments should be addressed to:
Department of Human Services, Office of Developmental Programs
625 Forster Street, Room 510
Harrisburg, PA 17120
Comments may also be submitted to ODP using subject header ”Waiver Amendment Comments.”
This ODP Announcement also includes links to register for three webinars that ODP will hold to receive comments on the proposed Waiver amendments: two webinars for the Consolidated, P/FDS, and Community Living Waivers, and one for the Adult Autism Waiver.
RCPA will be scheduling a member meeting to prepare comments to submit. If you are interested in participating, please contact Carol Ferenz, RCPA Director, IDD Division.