HCBS Rules Update from Washington D.C. First State Plan Will Be Approved

We recently attended the Disability Policy Seminar* (DSP) in Washington D.C. along with about 700 other attendees. Each with their own personal stories and issues. Presentations at DPS discussed the status and challenges experienced by states implementing federal regulatory and policy changes for Home and Community-Based Settings Rule (HCBS) in the light of Olmstead, and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, both of which are having a radical impact on the landscape of IDD supports and services. The HCBS rule mandates that people receiving federal waiver funds must have choice in care and in the setting of care. Read more

ANCOR Session Recap: Moving from a Service-Based to Outcome-Based Approach for Managed LTC

CareDirector were delighted to attend and exhibit at last weeks ANCOR conference in Chicago. In case you missed it, here is a session recap you may find of interest. Presenters included Jesse Smathers of Smoky Mountain MCO and Chris Wolf of TIL Consulting. Read more