2017 CDDO Capacity Report for Cowley

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CDDO Capacity Report Cowley June SFY17 (3)

Kansas Able Savings Plan

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If you are a person with disabilities and would like to learn how to plan for your future and to improve your quality of life, we will be in Cowley County on November 3, 2017 from 9am to 10:30am at the Winfield Public Library located at 605 College, Winfield, Ks.  67156.  You can also visit our website at ABLE@treasurer.ks.gov or call 888-609-8919.



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Hello HCBS Stakeholders.  Please join us for this month’s HCBS Settings Final Rule Stakeholder Call, October 18th 2017 at noon and 5:30pm.  Call in line: (866) 620-7326 Code: 582 673 67 91.

This month’s topic – Systemic Assessment vs. Systemic Remediation.  This is an opportunity to stay updated on the Stat’s planning for HCBS Settings Final Rule implementation.  As a reminder, the Statewide Transition Plan (STP) draft is the stat’s plan for evaluating current compliance with the Settings Rule, utilizing the results of evaluation, and developing plans for full compliance by March 17, 2022.  In addition to the planned topic, any new information and updates are also shared during the monthly call.  As with every call, the main purpose is to hear from stakeholders and shape an engagement process that meets your needs.  You can view the STP here:  http://www.kdads.ks.gov/commissions/home-community-based-services-(hcbs)/hcbs-waivers.  Any questions or call topic suggestions can be emailed to medicaid@wichita.edu

General information about these calls:

  • Calls are held on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 12:00 & 5:30pm
  • During each call KDADS staff will share updates about what they’re working on for the Final Settings Rule and feedback they’ve gotten from CMS.
  • There will be time for questions from stakeholders during the call.
  • Calls will be cacilitated by Wichita State University’s Community Engagement Institute.

During each one-hour call:

  • The WSU facilitator will introduce the topic of the day.
  • Participants will be asked to keep their phones on mute (86 on you key pad or use your mute key) until the Q&A time.  This will reduce background noise.)
  • KDADS Staff will provide any updates they have.
  • After KDADS updates, the line will be opened for questions related to the updates or the Final Settings Rule in general.
  • There is a limited capacity (150 lines) for each call, if you aren’t able to get on the 12:00 call, please join the 5:30 call where the same information will be shared.  Questions and answers from each call will be posted on the HCBS Settings Final Rule page of the KDADS website, found here:  https://www.kdads.ks.gov/commissions/home-community-based-services-(hcbs)/hcbs-waivers (right click and open)