Tuesday, March 25, 2014

DDS forum on the HCBS IDD waiver Apr. 9

The Department on Disability Services and Department of Health Care Finance are holding a forum on the HCBS IDD waiver April 9 from 4:00 - 6:00 pm at Saint Elizabeth's East - Gateway Pavilion (2700 Martin Luther King Ave SE; enter at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave SE gate) (Metro: Congress Heights Station on the Green Line and parking is available in the lot behind the chapel).

The purpose of the event is to proposed amendments to the HCBS Waiver, including new rates for services and changes to existing services; and CMS's new definition of Home and Community Based setting and DC's plan to assess our settings and come into compliance, where needed.   In advance of the forum review the details on the proposed Medicaid waiver amendments and transition plan.

A light meal will be served.

Confirm your attendance and submit any requests for accommodations by April 2 to Jestina Heroe, (202) 730-1586 or via email.   Send questions or comments to DDSPublicComments@dc.gov.

The forum follows the FY 2015 budget briefing (see DDS FY 2015 budget briefing Apr. 9 (updated 11:10a)).

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