September 15, 2014•Alerts
REMINDER – Comments on waiver services are due Tuesday, September 16!
Alert from the Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania – REMINDER – Comments on waiver services are due Tuesday, September 16. There are new federal regulations for all Medicaid home and community-based waivers. The new regulations have requirements for person-centered planning. The new regulations also describe how settings must be integrated in the community. The Department of Public Welfare (DPW) has to submit to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) a draft transition plan for making sure all waivers follow the new federal regulations. Click here for new guidance from CMS. Comments to DPW about its draft transition plan are due by tomorrow, Tuesday, September 16. Click here for more information. Click here for the draft transition plan. Click here for information on how to submit your comments to DPW. Your input is important. Thank you! If you have questions, contact: Chava Kintisch, Esquire Director of Civic and Government Affairs Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania email@example.com (215) 238-8070, extension 210 www.drnpa.org Offices in Harrisburg, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh