KDADS-HCBS Final Settings Rule Stakeholder Call

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This is a reminder to join KDADS on the third Wednesday of the month for the HCBS Final Settings Rule Stakeholder Call. This is an opportunity to stay updated on the State’s planning for Final Settings Rule implementation.  Call in line: (866) 620-7326  Code: 582 673 67 91

Here’s what you can expect during the Wednesday, April 18, 2018 call at Noon and at 5:30 PM:

We’ll review next steps in the Provider Self-Assessment, including ways providers can be more involved in the planning process. To help us gear up for the provider self-assessment, we need to know who the right person at each provider is to contact regarding the Final Rule. One way we’re collecting that information is by asking providers to complete an online form. You can preview the form here: https://wichitastate.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eXSUuriMPmtkbhH. We’ll also talk about next steps including plans for field testing the provider self-assessment and the launch of the self-assessment for all providers.

General information about these calls:

  • Calls are held on the third Wednesday of each month at 12:00 & 5:30 pm. 
  • During each call KDADS staff will share updates about what they’re working on for the Final Settings Rule and the feedback they’ve gotten from CMS.
  • There will be time for questions from stakeholders during the call.
  • Calls will be facilitated 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 (*6 on your 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.
  • Questions and answers from each call are 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)

 

Or Write To:

Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services

Home and Community Based Services

503 S. Kansas Ave

Topeka, Kansas 66603

Phone: 785-368-6246

Fax: 785-296-0256

 

Visit Our Website: www.kdads.ks.gov

 

Final Rule Milestones & Timeline for Distribution

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Final Rule Milestones & Timeline for Distribution

Helpful Resources

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Do you need resources other than ID/DD?  Click the link below and see what resources could help you.

Cowley County Resource Directory 2018

Faces of Change

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Faces of Change is seeking young adults, between the ages of 17 and 25 who want to take their leadership to the next level.  Click on the links below to apply and see the schedule.

2018 Session Schedule final

Faces of Change application 2018

Faces of Change fact sheet 18

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)

 

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