For the most up to date news and information on your state’s plan, visit:

Status of HCBS Settings Rule Transition Plan (STP)

Initial Approvals

January 29, 2016: Revised Statewide Transition PlanAppendix A

August 9, 2016: CMS granted State initial approval of their STP.

September 4, 2015: CMS notified State of Clarifications and/or Modifications required for Initial Approval (CMIA).

Draft STP Additions by Date

December 31, 2014: Summary of comment submitted to waiver transition plan

In October 2014, the state posted transition plan documents for its remaining six waivers as well as the statewide transition plan.

In August 2014, the state submitted its transition plan for the ID Waiver to CMS and released the following documents

May 9, 2014: The Iowa Department of Human Services has released three documents regarding the state’s transition plan:

Disability Advocacy Organization Comments on Draft STP

March 2, 2016: Comments from Disability Rights Iowa on Iowa’s HCBS Settings Transition Plan

May 31, 2014:  Iowa Olmstead Consumer Task Force Comments

State Partners

Center for Disabilities and Development at the University of Iowa

Disability Rights Iowa

Iowa DD Council

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