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July 2022: Adult Autism Waiver Amendment Available for Public Comment

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) is pleased to announce the opportunity for public comment on proposed changes to the Adult Autism Waiver. These proposed changes are scheduled to take effect July 1, 2022. As part of this process, ODP is seeking your valuable feedback and comments on the proposed waiver amendment. These proposed changes are available for a 30-day public comment period that starts on March 12, 2022, and ends on April 11, 2022.

Please use the following links to access the proposed waiver amendment.


Public Comment:

These proposed changes are available for a 30-day public comment period that starts on March 12, 2022 and ends on April 11, 2022. Comments received by 11:59 pm on April 11, 2022 will be reviewed and considered for revisions to the waiver amendment submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

Interested persons are invited to submit written comments regarding the proposed waiver amendment. 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 RA-odpcomment@pa.gov using subject header “AAW Amendment Comments”.

The Department will also hold a webinar to receive comments on the proposed Waiver amendment. The date, time, and link for registration to attend the webinar are as follows:

March 31, 2022
1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Registration link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1110887596030781967