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What's New

Home & Community-Based Services Final Rule Training Update (08/16/19)
The Department announces the second in the series of trainings regarding the HCBS Final Rule. The upcoming training topic is "How the Final Rule is Supported by Person-Centered Planning".

Fiscal Year 2019/20 Disparity Funds Program Guidelines (07/30/19)
The Department seeks proposals that aim to increase equity in service access. Proposals are due by September 30, 2019. This includes the upcoming Bidder's Teleconference information and Frequently Asked Questions.

Public Notice for the HCBS Waiver (07/30/19)
This notice provides information of public interest for an amendment to the 1915(c) Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waiver for Persons with Developmental Disabilities regarding time-limited rate increases.