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DDS hosts two briefing sessions on the upcoming release of the rate study

The Department of Developmental Services (DDS) is hosting two briefing sessions on the upcoming release of the rate study. The day-and-a-half sessions have been scheduled for next week in both Northern California and Southern California.

Due to the amount of interest in the proposed rate models and because of meeting space limitations, we have added a livestream for the Northern California sessions so all interested participants, including members of the public, can view the briefings live via the Internet. Participants who watch the livestream will not be able to ask questions during the presentation. Details on the public comment process will be provided during the two sessions and will be posted on the DDS website.

In-person Attendance

Individuals on the Developmental Services (DS) Task Force, the DS Task Force's Rates Workgroup and Regional Center and Vendor Advisory Committee designees will be given priority seating for both meetings. All interested parties, including members of the public, are welcome to attend, but seating is limited.

To attend an in-person briefing session, and if you have not already submitted your RSVP, please email Amy Wall or call 916-654-1946 and confirm space is available.

  • Northern California – Alta California Regional Center*
    • February 25, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    • February 26, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    • *Recorded Live Stream Playlist from February 25 and 26 sessions are available on the DDS YouTube Channel.

  • Southern California – Fairview Developmental Center
    • February 28, 8 am – 4:30 pm
    • March 1, 8 am – 12:30 pm

Briefing Session Materials

All materials provided at the two briefing sessions, including the presentation, will be posted on the DDS and Burns & Associates websites on February 25. In addition, an audio version of the entire presentation will be posted the week of March 4.

Questions and Public Comments

DDS will take questions and public comments at the end of both sessions if time permits.

Past Task Force Meetings

November 15, 2018

August 29, 2018

December 14, 2017

July 18, 2017

February 15, 2017

April 13, 2016

October 28, 2015

June 5, 2015

October 8, 2014

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