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Bulletin # ⇧Title ⇳Office ⇳Agency ⇳Obsolete ⇳Field 2 ⇳
00-00-03 Person Family Directed Support Waiver
Supplemental Grant Agreement for 1999-2002
Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-00-03 attachment 1 Developmental Program Bulletins - Supplemental Grant Agreement Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-00-03 attachment 2 SUPPLEMENTAL GRANT CONDITIONS Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-00-04 Guidelines for Identifying Persons with Mental Retardation and Mental Illness for State Mental Health Hospital Discharge Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse ServicesDHS Bulletin  
00-00-04 Guidelines for Identifying Persons with Mental Retardation and Mental Illness for State
Mental Health Hospital Discharge
Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-00-04 attachment 1 OFFICE OF MENTAL RETARDATION AND OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH AND
SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES IDENTIFICATION AND TREATMENT OF PERSONS WITH
A DUAL DIAGNOSIS IN STATE MENTAL HEALTH HOSPITALS
AND PROCEDURES FOR DISCHARGE PLANNING
Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-00-05 Domiciliary Care for Persons with Mental Retardation Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-00-07 MENTAL RETARDATION BULLETIN: ANNOUNCEMENT – MEDICATIONS ADMINISTRATION TRAINING Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-00-09 MENTAL RETARDATION BULLETIN: Service Preference in Medicaid Waivers
for Individuals with Mental Retardation
Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-00-10 Reorganization of the Office
Mental Retardation
Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-01-02 Approved Consolidated Waiver BY: Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-01-02 attachment 3 APPENDIX C-Eligibility and Post-Eligibility Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-01-02 attachment 4 ENTRANCE PROCEDURES AND REQUIREMENTS Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-01-02 attachment 5 APPENDIX E - PLAN OF CARE Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-01-02 attachment 6 APPENDIX F - AUDIT TRAIL Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-01-02 attachment 7 APPENDIX G - FINANCIAL DOCUMENTATION Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-01-02 Attachment 1 APPENDIX A - ADMINISTRATION Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-01-02 Attachment 2 APPENDIX B - SERVICES AND STANDARDS Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-01-04 Person / Family Directed Support Waiver
Amendment
Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-01-05A STATEMENTS OF POLICY – INCIDENT
MANAGEMENT [55 PA. CODE CH. 6000]
Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-01-06 Announcement of Certified
Investigator Training
Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-01-06 Attachment 1 Attachment A REGISTRATION FOR THE CERTIFIED INVESTIGATOR COURSE REGISTRATION FOR BECOMING A CERTIFIED INVESTIGATOR BY EXAMINATION ONLY Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-01-06 Attachment 2 VERIFICATION OF GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-01-06 Attachment 3 Attachment C BECOMING A CERTIFIED INVESTIGATOR BY EXAM ONLY Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-01-06 Attachment 4 Appendix I Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-01-07 Announcement: Step-By-Step Guide to
Ready Providers for the Reporting of Incidents through HCSIS
Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-02-01 Medicaid Waiver for Infants, Toddlers and Families Renewal Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-02-01 attachment 1 Renewal of Pennsylvania's Home and Community?Based Services Waiver for Infants, Toddlers and Families (CMS Control # 0324.90) Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-02-01 attachment 2 SECTION 1915(c) WAIVER FORMAT Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-02-03 Office of Mental Retardation's Monitoring of Counties Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-02-04 Principles for the Mental Retardation System Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-02-06 Revision of Definition of Conflict Free Providers for Targeted Service Management Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-02-07 Accessing Public Transportation for Individuals Enrolled in the Consolidated or Person / Family Directed Support Waivers Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-02-09 PRO RE NATA MEDICATION USAGE FOR PSYCHIATRIC TREATMENT - CLARIFICATION OF INTERPRETATION Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-02-10 Foster Care Tax Reform as it relates to the Lifesharing / Family Living program Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-02-12 Person / Family Directed Support Waiver Renewal Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-02-13 Need for ICF / MR Level of Care Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-02-13 attachment 1 TITLE: ANNUAL RECERTIFICATION OF NEED FOR ICF / MR LEVEL OF CARE Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-02-13 attachment 2 TITLE: CERTIFICATION OF NEED FOR ICF / MR LEVEL OF CARE Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-02-16 Coordination of treatment and support for people with a diagnosis of serious mental illness who also have a diagnosis of mental retardation Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse ServicesDHS Bulletin  
00-02-16 Coordination of treatment and support for people
with a diagnosis of serious mental illness who
also have a diagnosis of mental retardation
Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-03-01 Passage of Act 171 relating to the Older
Adults Protective Services Act (OAPSA)
Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-03-02 Site Visits and Access by Pennsylvania Protection and Advocacy Office of Policy DevelopmentDHS Bulletin  
00-03-02 Site Visits and Access by Pennsylvania Protection and Advocacy, Inc. Office of Policy DevelopmentDHS Bulletin  
00-03-02 Site Visits and Access by Pennsylvania Protection and Advocacy, Inc Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse ServicesDHS Bulletin  
00-03-02 A " Appendix A - Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000" Office of Children Youth and FamiliesDHS Bulletin  
00-03-02 B Appendix B - WAIS Document Retrieval Office of Children Youth and FamiliesDHS Bulletin  
00-03-02 C Appendix C - 29 USCA Sub Section 794c, 29 U.S.C.A. Sub Section 794e Office of Children Youth and FamiliesDHS Bulletin  
00-03-03 Clarifying Waiver Funding and
Domiciliary Care Payments
Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-03-04 OBRA Time-Limited Determinations Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-03-05 Principles for the Mental Retardation System Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-03-06 FY 2001 / 2002 Utilization, Statistical and Financial Report Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-03-07 MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION TRAINING PROGRAM Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-03-08 Procedures Codes for Electronic Transfers of Health Care Services Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-03-10 Payments for Psychological Testing to Diagnose Mental
Retardation in Children and Adults
Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-03-10 attachment 1 HealthChoices Behavioral Health Policy Clarification: Issue Clarification #:03-03 Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-03-11 Medical Assistance for Workers with Disabilities In the Community Mental Retardation Program Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-03-11 memo Medical Assistance for Workers with Disabilities (MAWD) and Waivers Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-03-12 Service Definitions and Procedure Codes for Healthcare and Non-Healthcare Waiver and Base Services Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-03-12 attachment 1 Consolidated Waiver, Person Family Directed Support Waiver Base Funded Services Definitions Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-04-01 Intermediary Service Organizations (ISOs) Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-04-02 MH / MR Services for Children Placed Out-ofCounty in Pre-Adoptive or Foster Homes Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse ServicesDHS Bulletin  
00-04-02 Procedure Codes for Medical Assistance Early Intervention Services FY 2003-2004 Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-04-02 attachment 1 Medical Assistance Early Intervention (MA EI) 2003-2004 Program Fee Schedule Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-04-02 Attachment A Michael H. Stipulations Office of Children Youth and FamiliesDHS Bulletin  
00-04-02 Attachment B Michael H. Intercounty Coordinators List Office of Children Youth and FamiliesDHS Bulletin  
00-04-03 Procedure Codes for Early Intervention Waiver Services FY 2003-2004 Early Intervention Services FY 2003-2004 Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-04-03 attachment 1 Infant, Toddler, & Families (ITF) Medicaid Waiver Funding Stae Established Maximum Fee Schedule Effective Date 03 / 01 / 2004 Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-04-04 Procedure Codes for Early Intervention Base Services FY 2003-2004 Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-04-04 attachment 1 State established Maximum Fee Schedule for Early Intervention Base Funds Effective March 1, 2004 Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-04-05 Positive Approaches Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-04-06 Revised Cost Centers Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-04-06 Attachment 1 ATTACHMENT TO REVISED COST CENTERS BULLETIN EFFECTIVE JULY 1,2004 Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-04-07 Clarifying Procedures for Individual and Provider Appeals Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-04-08 Determining Medical Assistance Eligibility for Individuals Age Three and Older Who Apply for Supports and Services Authorized by a County Mental Health / Mental Retardation Program Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-04-10 Service Definitions and Procedure Codes for Healthcare Waiver and Base Services Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-04-10 attachment Blank Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-04-11 Certified Investigations Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-04-12 Clarifying the “30-Hour Rule” Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-04-13 Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse ServicesDHS Bulletin  
00-04-13 Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-04-13 A Language Assistance to Persons with Limited English Proficiency (LEP). Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-04-13 B SAMPLE POLICY ON COMMUNICATING WITH LIMITED ENGLISH PROFIClENT PERSONS1 Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-04-13 C Limited English Proficiency Policy Statement Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-04-13 D Revised Policy Guidance on Providing Snvices io Persons Who Are Limited English Proficient October30, 2003 Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-04-14 Determining Medical Assistance Eligibility for Families of Infants and Toddlers Who Apply for Supports and Services Authorized by a County Mental Health / Mental Retardation Program Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-04-15 Alternative Sanction Guidelines for ICF / MR Medical Assistance Certification Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-05-01 Issuance of Audit Guide for Non-State Operated Intermediate Care Facilities for the Mentally Retarded. Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-05-02 P / FDS Waiver Amendment to Allow for the Provision of Respite Services in Contiguous States Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-05-03 Services Requiring Third Party Insurance Review Prior To Consideration For Waiver Payment Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-05-04 Lifesharing through Family Living Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-05-05 Integrated Children’s Service Initiative Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse ServicesDHS Bulletin  
00-05-05 2005-2006 Person / Family Directed Support Waiver Cap Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-05-05 Cover Letter Cover Letter Office of Children Youth and FamiliesDHS Bulletin  
00-05-06 Office of Mental Retardation Service Review Protocol for Individuals in the Consolidated Waiver Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-05-07 Office of Mental Retardation
Policy on Employment
Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-06-01 Home & Community Based Service
Eligibility / Ineligibility / Change Form
Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-06-01 attachment 1 HOME AND COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES (HCBS)
ELIGIBILITY / INELIGIBILITY / CHANGE FORM
Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-06-02 Office of Mental Retardation Provider Dispute Resolution Protocol for Individuals in the Consolidated Waiver Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
00-06-02 attachment 1 PROVIDER REQUEST FOR DISPUTE RESOLUTION Office of Developmental ProgramsDHS Bulletin  
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