ODPANN 24-045: Tracking the Provision of Specialized Services Identified During the Preadmission Screening and Resident Review

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) requests your assistance sharing the attached communication, ODPANN 24-045: Tracking the Provision of Specialized Services Identified During the Preadmission Screening and Resident Review. The purpose of this announcement is to explain the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid’s (CMS) requirement for tracking Specialized Services(SS) Social Security Act

ODPANN 24-042: Registration Now Open for June Certified Investigator (CI) Forum & How to Access CI Forum Question and Answer (Q&A) Documents

The Office of Developmental Programs requests your assistance sharing the attached communication, ODPANN 24-042: Registration Now Open for June Certified Investigator (CI) Forum & How to Access CI Forum Question and Answer (Q&A) Documents. The purpose of this communication is to advise stakeholders that the Temple University Harrisburg Certified Investigator Program and

ODPANN 24-041: Now Available: Waiver Amendments for One-time Workforce Recovery Supplemental Payments Approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) requests your assistance sharing the attached communication, ODPANN 24-041: Now Available: Waiver Amendments for One-time Workforce Recovery Supplemental Payments Approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the accompanying survey. The purpose of this communication is to announce that amendments to the Consolidated,

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Pennsylvania Recognized During National 2024 Charting the LifeCourse Showcase

During the 2024 Charting the LifeCourse Showcase held in Kansas City, Missouri, two representatives of Pennsylvania’s support professional cohort were recognized for their work. Pam Schaefer, Training and Development Senior Analyst at KenCrest, and Jack Butler, Director of Person-Centered Supports at Achieva each received awards at the national conference recognizing their innovative

ODPANN 24-040: Now Available: Version 4 of the Community Participation Support (CPS) Question and Answer (Q&A) Document

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) requests your assistance sharing the attached communication, ODPANN 24-040: Now Available: Version 4 of the Community Participation Support (CPS) Question and Answer (Q&A) Document. This announcement and accompanying attachment provide new and updated answers to questions ODP has received on the Community Participation Support service.Please review

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Communication Corner – Communication and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

April is recognized as Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month Communication is typically impacted by ASD. Some of those impacts may include… Limited or different eye contact Difficulty noticing and understanding non-verbal cues such as facial expressions and gestures Varying abilities to use speech as communication Trouble communicating about subjects not of special

ODPANN 24-039 Proposed Performance Based Contracting IDA Waiver Amendments and Rates

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) requests your assistance sharing the attached communication, ODPANN 24-039 Proposed Performance Based Contracting IDA Waiver Amendments and Rates.  The purpose of this communication To inform all interested stakeholders of the opportunity to submit public comments on the proposed implementation of Performance-Based Contracting for residential services and

ODPANN 24-038 Proposed AAW Amendments and Rates

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) requests your assistance sharing the attached communication, ODPANN 24-038 Proposed AAW Amendments and Rates. The purpose of this announcement is to inform all interested stakeholders of the opportunity to submit public comments on the proposed amendments to the AAW effective January 1, 2025 and proposed rates

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Save the Date: 2024 Pennsylvania Autism Training Conference (PATC)!

November 5-7, 2024 The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) invites you to save the date for the 2024 Pennsylvania Autism Training Conference! The conference will be held virtually from November 5th to November 7th 2024. More details, as well as registration information to follow. Do you know an artist or storyteller? Encourage

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