DHS COVID-19 PROVIDER RESOURCES // ODP
ODP Announcement 20-033:
Supports and Services Directory for Shift Nursing
in the Adult Autism Waiver (AAW)
Updated: March 30, 2020
Individuals and Families, Supports Coordination Organizations (SCOs), and other
To provide a Supports and Services Directory of providers qualified to deliver the Shift
Nursing service to individuals in the Adult Autism Waiver (AAW).
In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP)
applied to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for an Appendix K
addition to the AAW. CMS approved ODP's Appendix K on March 18, 2020.
Included in the AAW Appendix K is the temporary addition of Shift Nursing for
individuals enrolled in the AAW. ODP is issuing a Service and Supports Directory
(Attachment 1) of providers qualified and registered to deliver Shift Nursing to
individuals enrolled in the AAW.
For more information on how and when to add Shift Nursing for individuals enrolled in
the AAW, consult the Operational Guide for Appendix K in the Adult Autism Waiver. This
guide, as well as all communications and other materials issued in response to COVID19, can be found at this link on MyODP.org.
Shift Nursing is a temporary service offered through the AAW while Appendix K is in
effect. Appendix K took effect March 11, 2020; and is in place through March 11, 2021
or until an end date is determined.
Any comments or questions regarding this communication should be sent to
- Shift Nursing Supports and Services Directory