Oregon

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Dates and Deadlines

All states must submit to CMS a plan for transitioning their current HCBS system into compliance with the new rule by March 17, 2015. States submitting a 1915(c) waiver renewal or amendment before March 17, 2015 must include a transition plan in that submission. States then have 120 days from that submission date to submit a transition plan for the remainder of their HCBS system.

On May 8, 2014 Oregon Department of Human Services posted a call for public comments on transition plans for these three waivers. Comments were due June 9, 2014. Read more here: Oregon Public Comment on Transition Plan

On June 23, Oregon Department of Human Services posted a second call for public comments on a transition plan and proposed amendment for the Medically Involved Children’s Waiver. Comments are due July 23, 2014. Read more here: Public Notice and Request for Comment on Medically Involved Children’s Waiver

On September 5, 2014, Oregon Department of Human Services posted a Statewide Transition Plan and accompanying Appendix. Comments were due October 5, 2014.

On October 13, Oregon submitted a Final Statewide Transition Plan to CMS. They also posted their response to public comments on the draft statewide plan.

On October 31, Oregon posted the Residential Scorecard for assessing settings.

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Oregon HCBS Homepage

Oregon HCBS Transition Plan Homepage

Oregon Public Comment on Transition Plan May 8 2014

Public Notice and Request for Comment on Medically Involved Children’s Waiver June 23 2014

Response to Comments on draft Statewide Plan

Statewide Transition Plan October 13 2014

Statewide Transition Plan April 2015 

Statewide Transition Plan October 2015

Statewide Transition Plan November 20, 2015

Statewide Transition Plan – April 2016

Non-Residential Provider Status Reports

NEW Initial Approval with Milestones and a Resubmission Date. This letter is the communication CMS sends to the state notifying the state that public comment, input and summary requirements are met, the STP is sufficient, but systemic and/or site-specific assessments are not yet completed.  The response to the state will vary dependent on whether the state has or has not identified settings that are presumed to have institutional characteristics and any information the state may wish CMS to consider under the heightened scrutiny process. November 2, 2016

Clarifications and/or Modifications required for Initial Approval (CMIA): This letter notifies states that public comment, input and summary requirements are met, but CMS has identified issues that must be resolved in the Statewide Transition Plan (STP) prior to initial approval. CMS sent this letter to Oregon on August 20, 2015.

APD Survey Response Summary 2015

 

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 Resources

Oregon Community Forums to discuss the vision for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities – Dec. 2015

Oregon Statewide Community Forums

Oregon Statewide FlashAlerts Newswire (click on the department of your choice)

Oregon Self Advocacy Coalition Comments on DHS Transition Plan

Oregon IDD Coalition Comments on DHS Transition Plan

Oregon DD Council Comments on DHS Transition Plan

Oregon-Specific HCBS Resources

Federal and Other Resources: On this page you will find information from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), national-level advocacy resources on Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) and other helpful information.

Oregon’s Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) and Settings Surveys (PPT)

NEW: Subscribe to Oregon’s GovDelivery to receive email notification of HCBS updates posted to Oregon HCBS websites

PowerPoint: New Regulations Regarding Home and Community-Based Services: Impact on Employment & NonResidential Day Services Available through ODDS

HCBS Technical Assistance Guide: ODDS Employment and Day Services in Provider Settings

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Oregon Department of Human Services Aging and People with Disabilities: Request for providers to complete self-assessment survey by Tuesday, December 15, 2015. Your participation is mandatory.

New deadline for Provider Survey – Now Dec 30, 2015

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