Proposed Community Living Waiver Released for Public Comment

The Department of Human Services (DHS) made the proposed Community Living Waiver available for public comment from August 26, 2017 through September 25, 2017. The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) reviewed all of the comments received, made changes and submitted the waiver to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on October 3, 2017. The current version of the Community Living Waiver submitted to CMS is available at http://dhs.pa.gov/learnaboutdhs/waiverinformation/communitylivingwaiver/index.htm. The documents below were released for the purpose of soliciting public comment but are being kept available for historical and comparison purposes.

COMMUNITY LIVING WAIVER DOCUMENTS FOR REVIEW

Main Module
Appendix A: Waiver Administration and Operation
Appendix B: Participant Access and Eligibility
Appendix C: Participant Services
Appendix D: Participant-Centered Planning and Service Delivery
Appendix E: Participant Direction of Services
Appendix F: Opportunity to Request a Fair Hearing
Appendix G: Response to Critical Events or Incidents
Appendix H: Quality Improvement Strategy
Appendix I: Financial Accountability
Appendix J: Cost Neutrality Demonstration