ODP Administered HCBS Waiver Rate Revisions

The Department of Human Services, Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) has published the proposed rates for the Consolidated, Community Living, and Person/Family Directed Support (P/FDS) Waivers and the Adult Autism Waiver. View the DHS/ODP announcement and Pennsylvania Bulletin public notice here.

To view the proposed rates and assumption logs for the Consolidated, Community Living, and P/FDS Waivers click the links below:

To view the proposed rates and assumption logs for the Adult Autism Waiver click the links below:

Rate Impact Analysis Tool

The Rate Impact Analysis Tool was created to help inform providers of the impact of the revised rates on your organization and to help inform public comment on the revised rates. To download the tool, click here.

After completing the tool, please submit your data to [email protected] by COB on January 14, 2022.

CDI Preliminary Rate Impact Findings Town Hall: January 19 

A Town Hall was held on January 19th to review the preliminary rate impact findings by the Center for Disability Information (CDI). CDI presented their current findings on the impact of the rates followed by a discussion on how this data will inform public comment. View the findings here.

This Town Hall is sponsored by PAR, MAX, RCPA, The Alliance of Community Service Providers, and The Arc of PA. This webinar is open to any member of a sponsoring organization.

 

Public Comment

Consolidated, Community Living, and P/FDS

The public comment period for the Consolidated, Community Living, and P/FDS Waivers rate revisions is from January 1, 2022 to January 31, 2022.  Comments received by 11:59 pm on January 31, 2022 will be reviewed and considered for revisions. Interested persons are invited to submit written comments regarding the proposed rates. Comments should be addressed to Department of Human Services, Office of Developmental Programs, Division of Provider Assistance and Rate Setting, 4th Floor, Health and Welfare Building, 625 Forster Street, Harrisburg, PA 17120.  Comments may also be submitted to the Department at [email protected]  using subject header “Proposed ID/A Rates”. If you would like your organization’s comments to be included in PAR’s comments, please email comments to [email protected] by COB on January 21, 2022.

Adult Autism Waiver

The public comment period for the Adult Autism Waiver rate revisions is from January 1, 2022 to January 31, 2022.  Comments received by 11:59 pm on January 31, 2022 will be reviewed and considered for revisions. Interested persons are invited to submit written comments regarding the proposed rates. Comments should be addressed to Laura Cipriani, Department of Human Services, Office of Developmental Programs, 625 Forster Street, Room 510, Harrisburg, PA  17120. Comments may also be submitted to the Department at [email protected] using subject header “AAW Rates.” If you would like your organization’s comments to be included in PAR’s comments, please email comments to [email protected] by COB on January 21, 2022.