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May 21, 2024

ODPANN 24-048 Webinar Recording Now Available General Overview of Performance Based Contracting Provider Preparedness

The Office of Developmental Programs requests your assistance sharing the attached communication, ODPANN 24-048 Webinar Recording Now Available General Overview of Performance Based Contracting Provider Preparedness. The purpose of this communication is to announce the availability of the recording of…

May 15, 2024

ODPANN 24-046: Just SO (Short-Term Online) Speech Services

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) requests your assistance sharing the attached communication, ODPANN 24-046: Just SO (Short-Term Online) Speech Services. The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) has funded short-term, […]
May 15, 2024

June 2024 Training and Event Calendar

Please assist in distributing the June 2024 ODP training and event calendar. Attachment 1: June 2024 Training and Event Calendar
May 15, 2024

ODPANN 24-047: Provider Preparedness Toolkit Now Available on MyODP

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) requests your assistance sharing the attached communication, ODPANN 24-047: Provider Preparedness Toolkit Now Available on MyODP and accompanying files. The accompanying files; Residential Provider […]
May 7, 2024

ODPANN 24-044: Office of Developmental Programs, SIS-A® 2nd Edition Request for Reassessments

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) requests your assistance sharing the attached communication, ODPANN 24-044: Office of Developmental Programs, SIS-A® 2nd Edi􀆟on Request for Reassessments and the accompanying attachment. The […]
May 7, 2024

ODPANN 21-073 Revised Skin Integrity Initiative Tools and Methodology

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) requests your assistance sharing the attached communication revision to ODPANN 21-073: Skin Integrity Initiative Tools and Methodology. The purpose of this announcement is to […]
May 7, 2024

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 […]
May 3, 2024

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 […]
May 2, 2024

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 […]
May 2, 2024

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. […]
Apr 19, 2024

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 […]
Apr 19, 2024

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 […]
Apr 19, 2024

ODPANN 24-037: Fiscal Year (FY) 2024-2025 Individual Support Plan (ISP) Renewal Guidance

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) requests your assistance sharing the attached communication, ODPANN 24-037: Fiscal Year (FY) 2024-2025 Individual Support Plan (ISP) Renewal Guidance. The purpose of this announcement […]
Apr 19, 2024

ODPANN 24-038: Open for Public Comment Proposed Waiver Amendments and Rates for Services Funded Through the Adult Autism Waiver (AAW)

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 […]
Apr 19, 2024

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

To inform all interested stakeholders of the opportunity to submit public comments on the proposed implementation of Performance-Based Contracting for residential services and proposed amendments to the Consolidated, Community Living, […]
Apr 18, 2024

Today Is Move Your Way Day!

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) and Governor Josh Shapiro’s office invite you to Move Your Way! To acknowledge the National Day of Exercise and ODP’s new campaign to encourage […]
Apr 16, 2024

ODPANN 24-036: Reminder of 6100 Annual Training Requirements

To remind all Office of Developmental Program (ODP) Providers and Supports Coordination Organizations (SCOs) of the Annual Training Requirements outlined in Chapter 6100 Regulations. Attachment 1: ODPANN 24-036: Reminder of […]
Apr 15, 2024

Office of Developmental Programs’ (ODP) May 2024 Training and Events Calendar

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) requests your assistance sharing the May 2024 training and events calendar. Please share widely. Attachment 1: Office of Developmental Programs’ (ODP) May 2024 Training […]
Apr 10, 2024

ODPANN24-035: Action Required in Preparation for Enterprise Case Management (ECM)

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) requests your assistance sharing the attached communication, ODPANN 24-035 – Action Required in Preparation for Enterprise Case Management (ECM). The purpose of this communication […]
Apr 5, 2024

ODPANN 24-034: Now Available: Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Settings Rule Annual Report for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022-2023

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) requests your assistance sharing the attached communication, ODPANN 24-034: Now Available: Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Settings Rule Annual Report for Fiscal Year (FY) […]
Apr 1, 2024

ODPANN 24-032 Reissue Now Available Administrative Review (AR) Courses

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) requests your assistance sharing the attached communication, ODPANN 24-032 Now Available: Administrative Review (AR) Courses. The purpose of this announcement is to communicate that […]
Mar 29, 2024

ODPANN 23-076 Update: Annual Submittal of Financial Statements

To provide information on the new annual submittal requirement of financial statements by qualified residential providers and supports coordination organizations ODPANN 23-076 Update: Annual Submittal of Financial Statements Attachment 2: […]
Mar 29, 2024

SAU1 Events Flyer April 2024

Please assist the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) in sharing the attached calendar of events from Self Advocates United as 1 (SAU1). Attachment 1: SAU1 Events Flyer April 2024
Mar 28, 2024

ODPANN 24-033 Medication Administration Initial Summary & Remediation Requirements, Enemas, and System Accounts & Grading

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) requests your assistance sharing the attached communication, ODPANN 24-033: Medication Administration Initial Summary & Remediation Requirements, Enemas, and System Accounts & Grading. This announcement’s […]
Mar 27, 2024

Statewide Quarterly Positive Approaches & Practices Meeting: April 17, 2024 10 AM -3:00 PM Zoom Webinar

The Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS) andthe Office of Developmental Programs (ODP)This quarterly meeting aims to provide the most recent research and resources for people with […]
Mar 25, 2024

The Family Resource Center (FRC) Pennsylvania School for the Deaf Free Family Conference: April 20, 2024!

This in-person event is open to any families with deaf/hard of hearing children, from birth to 18 years old. The keynote presenter is Dr. Kimberly Ofori-Sanzo, the Founder and Director […]
Mar 25, 2024

ODPANN 24-031 Amendments to the ODP Waivers for Workforce Recovery Supplemental Payments Submitted to CMS and Guidance for Requesting the Payments

To inform all interested stakeholders of the submission of the Consolidated, CommunityLiving, Person/Family Directed Support (P/FDS), and Adult Autism Waiver (AAW)amendments that contain Workforce Recovery Supplemental Payments to CMS andprovide […]
Mar 15, 2024

Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) April 2024 Training Calendar

Presenting the training and events calendar for April from the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP). Attachment 1: Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) April 2024 Training Calendar
Mar 13, 2024

ODPANN 24-030: Community Participation Support (CPS) Billing Changes to Assist Individuals to Participate in the InVEST Project and Trainings Held by Self Advocacy Power Network for All (SAPNA) and the PA Family Network

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) requests your assistance sharing the attached communication, ODPANN 24-030: Community Participation Support (CPS) Billing Changes to Assist Individuals to Participate in the InVEST Project […]
Mar 13, 2024

ODPANN 24-029: Office of Developmental Programs’ (ODP) Fiscal Year (FY) 2022-2023 Annual Data Report

This communication announces the release of the ODP FY 2022-2023 Annual Data Report. Attachment 1: ODPANN 24-029: Office of Developmental Programs’ (ODP) Fiscal Year (FY) 2022-2023 Annual Data Report
Mar 12, 2024

ODPANN 24-028: Office of Developmental Programs’ (ODP) SIS-A Discrepancy Form

The purpose of this communication is to introduce the new “SIS-A Discrepancy Form.” Thisannouncement also provides guidance on how to submit a review request whendiscrepancies are identified in a finalized […]
Mar 4, 2024

ODPANN 24-026: Now Open: Registration for Certified Investigator (CI) Initial Certification Course

To communicate that registration for the May – August CI Initial Certification Course classes (also known as cohorts) is now open on MyODP. Attachment 1: ODPANN 24-026: Now Open: Registration […]
Mar 4, 2024

ODPANN 24-027: PUBLIC PARTNERSHIPS LLC (PPL) Accepting New Enrollments for the Vendor Fiscal/Employer Agent (VF/EA) Model of Service Effective March 1, 2024

To announce that effective March 1, 2024, PPL is accepting new enrollments andreferrals in the VF/EA model of service. Attachment 1: ODPANN 24-027: PUBLIC PARTNERSHIPS LLC (PPL) Accepting New Enrollments […]
Mar 1, 2024

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month! Attached please find a proclamation from Governor Josh Shapiro acknowledging the many individuals who have developmental disabilities, their contributions and abilities and their inclusion […]
Mar 1, 2024

ODPANN 24-025 Accreditation of MyODP trainings by the National Association of Direct Support Professionals Announcement

The purpose of this communication is to announce that the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) has received accreditation for designated MyODP trainings that meet requirements towards the National Association of […]
Feb 26, 2024

ODPANN 24-024: Medication Administration New Trainer Attestation Grade, Grading Observations, and Q2 2024 Face-to-Face Schedule

To provide instruction to Trainers on grading a new Trainer Attestation grade in the OnlineStudent courses that will go in effect on March 1, 2024.To provide instruction to Trainers on […]
Feb 21, 2024

Self Advocates United as 1 (SAU1) March 2024 Virtual Events

Please assist the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) in sharing the March 2024 Virtual Events Calendar from Self Advocates United as 1 (SAU1). Attachment 1: Self Advocates United as 1 […]
Feb 20, 2024

ODPANN 24-046: Process for 180-Day and 365-Day Timely Filing Edits: Exception and Special Handling Requests

This Office of Developmental Programs UPDATED Communication is intended to instructproviders how to proceed when a claim denial is received for Error Status Codes (ESC) 545and 512. The short descriptions […]
Feb 20, 2024

ODPANN 24-023: Newly Released: The Certified Investigator (CI) Program Spotlight Quarterly Newsletter

To communicate to the above entities that the Temple University Harrisburg Certified Investigator Program and the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) have released a new quarterly newsletter, The CI Program […]
Feb 16, 2024

Office of Developmental Programs’ (ODP) March Training and Events Calendar

Please assist in disseminating ODP’s March 2024 Training & Events Calendar Attachment 1: Office of Developmental Programs’ (ODP) March Training and Events Calendar
Feb 16, 2024

ODP Announcement 21-046 Reissue: Process for 180-Day and 365 Day Timely Filing Edits: Exception and Special Handling Requests

This Office of Developmental Programs UPDATED Communication is intended to instructproviders how to proceed when a claim denial is received for Error Status Codes (ESC) 545and 512. The short descriptions […]
Feb 16, 2024

ODPANN 24-022 The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) to Mail National Core Indicators® (NCI®) Family Surveys

To inform of ODP’s participation in the 2023 NCI® family surveys. Attachment 1: ODPANN 24-022 The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) to Mail National Core Indicators® (NCI®) Family Surveys Attachment […]
Feb 15, 2024

Office of Developmental Programs’ (ODP) March Training and Events Calendar

Please assist the Office of Developmental Programs in sharing training information for March 2024. Attachment 1: Office of Developmental Programs’ (ODP) March Training and Events Calendar
Feb 12, 2024

ODPANN 24-021: 2023 Information Sharing and Advisory Committee (ISAC) Annual Report

To inform Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) stakeholders that the 2023 Everyday Lives: Values in Action—Information Sharing and Advisory Committee (ISAC) Annual Report is now available online at MyODP.org. ODPANN […]
Feb 6, 2024

ODPANN 24-018 Data Fix Scheduled to Adjust Individual Support Plans (ISPs) to Support Transition from Palco, Inc. to Public Partnership, LLC

This communication’s purpose is to inform all interested parties that rolling HCSIS data fixes will be performed starting February 8, 2024, to adjust ISPs to support the transition from Palco, […]
Feb 6, 2024

ODPANN 24-019: The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) Prepares to Open the 2023 NCI® State of the Workforce Survey (SoTW) Portal

To inform of ODP’s preparation to open the 2023 NCI® SoTW Survey portal. Attachment 1: ODPANN 24-019: The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) Prepares to Open the 2023 NCI® State […]
Feb 1, 2024

ODPANN 24-016: Clarification Regarding Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Supports Coordinator (SC) Orientation Requirements

The purpose of this communication is to provide guidance for AAW SC Supervisors hiredafter 06/30/23 who also provide direct SC services and are therefore required to meet theSC Orientation requirements […]
Jan 30, 2024

ODPANN 24-014: Registration Now Open for March Certified Investigator Forum & How to Access CI Forum Q&A Documents

To communicate to the above entities that Temple University Harrisburg Certified Investigator Program and ODP will be facilitating Forums for Certified Investigators (CIs) and others involved in the incident investigation […]
Jan 30, 2024

ODPANN 24-015: Implementing Changes to Remote Supports and Assistive Technology in the November Waiver Amendments

The purpose of this communication is to provide guidance for implementing changes to assistive technology and remote supports in the amendments to the Consolidated, Community Living, Person/Family Directed Support (P/FDS) […]
Jan 24, 2024

ODPANN 24-012: Updated Process and Resource for Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Specialized Skill Development (SSD): Behavioral Specialist Plan Development Process

To notify stakeholders of the updated process and infographic for Specialized SkillDevelopment (SSD)- Behavioral Support Plan (BSP)/ Crisis Intervention Plan (CIP)Development. Attachment 1: ODPANN 24-012: Updated Process and Resource for […]
Jan 24, 2024

ODPANN 24-12: Updated Process and Resource for Adult Autism Waiver (AAW)- Specialized Skill Development (SSD): Behavioral Specialist Plan Development Process

To notify stakeholders of the updated process and infographic for Specialized Skill Development (SSD)- Behavioral Support Plan (BSP)/ Crisis Intervention Plan (CIP) Development. Attachment 1: ODPANN 24-12: Updated Process and […]
Jan 23, 2024

ODPANN 24-011: Medication Administration Updated Trainer Manual and Presentation Slides Now Available, Grading Observations, and New Trainer Sessions Added to the Q1 2024 Face-To-Face Schedule

To notify that an updated Trainer Manual and Presentation Slides are now available in theTrainer Resources section of the Medication Administration system.To provide instruction for Trainers on how to grade […]
Jan 23, 2024

ODPANN 24-010: Recording Available: Residential Individual Support Plan (ISP) Staffing: It’s About the Person, Not the Numbers

The purpose of this communication is to announce the posting of a recording of the webinar, Residential Individual Support Plan (ISP): It’s About the Person, Not the Numbers. Please review […]
Jan 23, 2024

ODPANN 24-009: Registration Now Open: Office of Developmental Programs’ (ODP) Policy Division’s Virtual Meeting & Conversation with Individuals and Families Session 3 Navigating ODP Resources

Often, information is delivered in a way that makes more sense to providers than toindividuals and families. ODP wants to begin closing that gap by providing a series ofmeetings intended […]
Jan 18, 2024

ODP Training Calendar February 2024

The Office of Developmental Programs requests your assistance sharing the February training calendar. Please share widely. Attachment 1: ODP Training Calendar February 2024
Jan 18, 2024

ODPANN 24-008: Clarification Regarding New Qualification Requirements for Agencies That Want to Enroll to Provide Residential Services

To communicate clarification regarding new residential qualification requirements inwaiver amendments effective November 1, 2023, including the release of a FrequentlyAsked Questions (FAQ) document. Attachment 1: ODPANN 24-008: Clarification Regarding New […]
Jan 17, 2024

ODPANN 24-106: The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) Provides Written Notice of Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Supports Coordination Organization (SCO) Requalification Requirements

To inform all AAW SCOs, whose last digit of their Master Provider Index (MPI) number is0, 1, or 2, as well as new SCOs who enrolled in the AAW during […]
Jan 17, 2024

ODPANN 24-006: The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) Provides Written Notice of Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Supports Coordination Organization (SCO) Requalification Requirements

To inform all AAW SCOs, whose last digit of their Master Provider Index (MPI) number is0, 1, or 2, as well as new SCOs who enrolled in the AAW during […]
Jan 8, 2024

ODPANN 24-005: Adding the Transportation Service to an Individual Support Plan (ISP) in the Adult Autism Waiver (AAW)

To provide updated guidance to AAW SCs and their supervisors for adding theTransportation service to ISPs. This communication obsoletes ODPANN 20-045. Attachment 1: ODPANN 24-005: Adding the Transportation Service to […]
Jan 5, 2024

ODPANN 24-004 Announcement QM Recertification for 2024

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) requests your assistance sharing the attached communication, ODPANN 24-004 Announcement QM Recertification for 2024. The purpose of this communication is to announce that those […]
Jan 3, 2024

ODPANN 24-003 Level of Care Re-evaluation Tool updated to correspond with the Supports Intensity Scale-Adult Version, 2nd Ed

To announce that the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) has updated the Level ofCare Re-evaluation Tool to reflect the changes in the Supports Intensity Scale-AdultVersion®, 2nd Ed. Attachment 1: ODPANN […]
Jan 2, 2024

ODPANN 24-001: Notice of a Change to the Federal Reimbursement of Transportation Costs Effective January 1, 2024

This communication obsoletes ODP Announcement 23-005.The United States General Services Administration announced a change for the rate of Transportation Mile reimbursement rate, procedure code W7271, beginning January 1, 2024. The […]
Jan 2, 2024

ODPANN 24-002: Qualification Process for New Intellectual Disability/Autism (ID/A) Provider Applicants Update

To communicate the process for Administrative Entities (AEs) to validatethat new Provider Applicants have satisfied all Waiver ProviderQualification requirements effective January 1, 2024.NOTE: Announcement 23-054 Qualification Process for New Providers […]
Dec 29, 2023

ODPANN 23-106: Medication Administration Train The Trainer Quarter 1 (Q1) 2024 Course Schedule

To publish the 2024 Quarter 1 (Q1) Train-the-Trainer Face-to-Face course schedule. Attachment 1: ODPANN 23-106: Medication Administration Train The Trainer Quarter 1 (Q1) 2024 Course Schedule
Dec 29, 2023

ODPANN 23-105: Medication Administration Paper Course Discontinuation Reminder, Online System Trainer Refresher Course, Grading Observations, and accessing the User Report (Initial Summary & Qualification Form)

To remind Medication Administration trainers that the 2004 paper course and the 2004 and 2013 manuals will be discontinued and no longer valid for use in training students after December […]
Dec 22, 2023

ODPANN 23-104: Webinar Recording Now Available: Community Participation Support (CPS) Waiver Amendment Changes in the Intellectual Disability/Autism (ID/A) Waivers

To announce the availability of the webinar recording which provides guidance on theCPS service changes in the most recently approved ID/A waivers. Attachment 1: ODP Announcement 23-104 Webinar Recording Now […]
Dec 21, 2023

MyODP January 5, 2024 Updates

ODP Announcements on home.MyODP.org 6100 Annual Training Course Certificate Refresh MyTranscript Replacing Download Certificates Block Attachment 1: MyODP January 5, 2024 Updates
Dec 18, 2023

January 2024 Virtual Events from Self-Advocates United as 1

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) requests your assistance sharing the attached listing of virtual events from Self-Advocates Unites as 1 (SAU1). Attachment 1: January 2024 Virtual Events from Self-Advocates […]
Dec 17, 2023

ODP Announcement 23-103: Social Security Administration (SSA) Announces 2024 Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA)

To provide notice that the Federal Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payment will increase beginning January 2024. ODP Announcement 23-103: Social Security Administration (SSA) Announces 2024 Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA)
Dec 15, 2023

ODP Announcement 23-101 Updated: Provider Qualification Process

The purpose of this update is to notify stakeholders that the links for DP1059 and the Provider Qualification Record have changed. Please use the links in this update. The Centers […]
Dec 13, 2023

ODP Announcement 23-048 Required Communication Specialist Provider Qualification Training UPDATE

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) requests your assistance sharing the attached communication, ODPANN 23-048: Required Communication Specialist Provider Qualification Training UPDATED. The purpose of this announcement is to remind […]
Dec 13, 2023

ODP Announcement 23-102: Now Open: Registration for Certified Investigator (CI) Initial Certification Course

To communicate that registration for the January – April 2024 CI Initial Certification Course classes (also known as cohorts) is now open in MyODP. ODP Announcement 23-102: Now Open: Registration for […]
Dec 12, 2023

23-094: Go-Live of Supports Intensity Scale-Adult® 2nd Edition (SIS-A® 2nd Ed.)

This communication is intended to announce the Go-Live date of the SIS-A® 2nd Ed. and inform stakeholders of scheduled informational sessions as a follow-up to ODP Announcement 23-059, Supports Intensity […]
Dec 8, 2023

ODP Announcement 23-101: Provider Qualification Process

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services(CMS) require a statewide process to ensure providers are qualified to render services to waiver-funded individuals. The Provider Qualification Process described below outlines the […]
Dec 6, 2023

ODP  Announcement 23-100 Public Partnerships, LLC (PPL) Transition as New Vendor Fiscal/Employer Agent (VF/EA) Important Dates

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) requests your assistance sharing the attached communication, ODPANN 23-100: Public Partnerships, LLC (PPL) Transition as New Vendor Fiscal/Employer Agent (VF/EA) Important Dates. This announcement […]
Dec 6, 2023

ODP Announcement 23-071 Targeted Service Recovery and Expansion Supplemental Payments Update

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) requests your assistance sharing this UPDATED communication; ODPANN 23-071: Targeted Service Recovery and Expansion Supplemental Payments update. This announcement provides eligible providers with additional […]
Dec 4, 2023

ODP Announcement 23-012 -Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Provider Information Table UPDATED

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) requests your assistance sharing the attached communication, ODPANN 23-012 -Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Provider Information Table UPDATED. This announcement is to announce to interested […]
Dec 3, 2023

ODPANN 23-099 Medication Administration Paper Course Discontinuation Reminder and Online System Trainer Refresher Course

To remind Medication Administration trainers that the 2004 paper course and the 2004 and 2013 manuals will be discontinued and no longer valid for use in training students after December […]
Dec 2, 2023

ODPANN 23-098: Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) Quality Management (QM) Certification Classes: Registration for 2024 Virtual Classes

To provide information on 2024 class dates and the registration process for ODP’svirtual QM Certification classes. Attachment 1: ODPANN 23-098: Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) Quality Management (QM) Certification Classes: […]
Dec 1, 2023

ODPANN 23-097: Now Available Certified Investigator Peer Review (CIPR) Course

To communicate that the CIPR Course is now available. ODPANN 23-097: Now Available Certified Investigator Peer Review (CIPR) Course
Nov 28, 2023

ODP Announcement 23-095: Webinar Recording Now Available: General Overview of November 2023 Waiver Amendments

Please assist the Office of Developmental Programs in sharing the attached communication, ODPANN 23—095: Webinar Recording Now Available: General Overview of November 2023 Waiver Amendments. The purpose of this announcement […]
Nov 21, 2023

ODP Announcement 23-092: Community Participation Support (CPS) and Day Habilitation Teleservices Codes

Please assist the Office of Developmental Programs in sharing the attached communication, ODPANN 23-092: Community Participation Support (CPS) and Day Habilitation Teleservices Codes. The purpose of this announcement is to […]
Nov 21, 2023

ODP Announcement 23-093: Webinar Opportunity: Community Participation Support (CPS)

The Office of Developmental Programs’ (ODP) Consolidated, Community Living, and Person/Family Directed Support (P/FDS) waivers were approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) with an effective date […]
Nov 20, 2023

ODPANN 23-091 Expectations for Supports Coordinators (SCs) Regarding the Right to be Free from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation

Please assist the Office of Developmental Programs in sharing the attached communication, ODPANN 23-091: Expectations for Supports Coordinators (SCs) Regarding the Right to be Free from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation […]
Nov 10, 2023

ODP Announcement 23-090:  Final Fee Schedule Rates for Select Services Funded Through ODP’s Waivers and Guidance About Community Participation Support Impacted By the End of Appendix K

The Office of Developmental Program (ODP) requests your assistance sharing the attached communication, ODPANN 23-090: Final Fee Schedule Rates for Select Services Funded Through ODP’s Waivers and Guidance About Community […]
Nov 6, 2023

ODP Announcement 00-23-01: ODP Bulletin 00-23-01 Home and Community-Based Waiver Services Provided to Individuals in an Acute Care Hospital

The Office of Developmental Programs requests your assistance sharing the attached bulletin: 00-23-01: Home and Community Based Waiver Services Provided to Individuals in an Acute Care Hospital along with its […]
Nov 3, 2023

ODP Announcement 23-080: Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) Residential Provider Survey for Selective Contracting

To notify ODP providers rendering residential services (including residential habilitation, lifesharing, and/or supported living) that they are required to complete the attached survey no later than November 9, 2023. A […]
Nov 2, 2023

ODPANN 23-086: Individual Support Plan (ISP) Staffing Sessions for Executive Leadership of Intellectual Disability/Autism (ID/A) Waiver-Funded Residential Providers

The Office of Developmental Programs requests your assistance sharing the attached communication, ODPANN 23-086: Individual Support Plan (ISP) Staffing Sessions for Executive Leadership of Intellectual Disability/Autism (ID/A) Waiver-Funded Residential Providers. […]
Nov 1, 2023

ODPANN 23-087: Additional Guidance for the End of Appendix K Flexibilities in the Consolidated, Community Living, Person/Family Directed Support (P/FDS) and Adult Autism Waivers

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) requests your assistance sharing the attached communication, ODPANN 23-087: Additional Guidance for the End of Appendix K Flexibilities in the Consolidated, Community Living, Person/Family […]
Oct 31, 2023

ODP Announcement 23-085: Amendments to the Office of Developmental Programs’ (ODP) Waivers Approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

The purpose of this communication is to inform all interested parties that the Consolidated, Community Living, P/FDS and AAW amendments were approved by CMS and become effective November 1, 2023. […]
Oct 30, 2023

ODP Announcement 23-084: Public Partnerships, LLC (PPL) Transition as New Vendor Fiscal(VF)/Employer Agent (EA) Delayed Until April 1,2024

To announce the delay of the start date for transition of VF/EA Financial Management Services (FMS) from PALCO to PPL until April 1, 2024. ODP Announcement 23-084: Public Partnerships, LLC (PPL) […]
Oct 30, 2023

2024 Everyday Lives Conference – Agenda Now Available!

The 2024 Everyday Lives Conference agenda is now available to view and download! A printable agenda document is attached. The conference agenda is also available to view and download on […]
Oct 23, 2023

ODP Announcement 23-080: Residential Provider Survey for Selective Contracting

This is a reminder to all residential providers that the attached survey must be completed and submitted no later than November 9, 2023. Additional information can be found in the […]
Oct 20, 2023

ODP Announcement 23-083 Consolidated Waiver Fee Schedule Addition of Residential Needs Group 5 (NG5) and Updated Rate Exception Process

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) requests your assistance sharing the attached communication, ODPANN 23-083 Consolidated Waiver Fee Schedule Addition of Residential Needs Group 5 (NG5) and Updated Rate Exception […]
Oct 19, 2023

Pennsylvania Department of Health (PA DOH) Funding Opportunity Available

Community to Home (C2H) is a home visiting program, focused on rural areas of PA. C2H improves the health of Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) by […]
Oct 13, 2023

ODP Announcement 23-081: Registration Now Open: The Office of Developmental Programs’ (ODP) Policy Division’s Virtual Meeting & Conversation with Individuals and Families – Session 2

Please see the attached registration announcement geared towards individuals and families for an opportunity to have a conversation with ODP’s policy division. Please encourage any individual or family you may […]
Oct 13, 2023

Quarterly Connections for Support Coordinators

Each quarterly newsletter will share ideas to help SCs fill their buckets to better help them in supporting individuals and families. The Quarterly Connection is brought to you by the […]
Oct 12, 2023

ODP Health Alert – Respiratory Viruses Vaccine Update

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) requests your assistance sharing the attached ODP Health Alert – Respiratory Viruses Vaccine Update. ODP is sharing this Health Alert with stakeholders for awareness. […]
Oct 12, 2023

Quarterly Connection for Supports Coordinators

Each quarterly newsletter will share ideas to help SCs fill their buckets to better help them in supporting individuals and families. The Quarterly Connection is brought to you by the […]
Oct 11, 2023

ODP Announcement 23-080: Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) Residential Provider Survey for Selective Contracting

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) requests your assistance sharing the attached communication, ODPANN 23-080: Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) Residential Provider Survey for Selective Contracting. The purpose of this […]