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The mission of the Virginia Network of Private Providers is to strengthen the system of services for individuals with behavioral health issues, addictions, or developmental disabilities through advocacy for the individuals we support, strong communication and support of member organizations and representation of their interest in all forums.
Follow-up on Hazard Pay Announcement
October 20, 2020
There is little detail, other than what we said in a recent post: “We do know that Friday’s announcement from the Governor’s office authorizing “hazard pay for home health workers” is both problematic to implement and is being widely misinterpreted. It will include staff who provide personal care/personal assistance, respite and companion services both […]
You May Have Missed . . .
October 19, 2020
From the ANCOR Forum: As you may have heard, the White House and CDC announced this past Friday, the beginning steps towards vaccine distribution for LTC settings. In addition to Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities, the program is also available to ICF’s and Group Homes per their response to ANCOR’s inquiry: “There is no […]
It’s All But Complete!
October 17, 2020
This rather strange and challenging session is suddenly rushing to a conclusion! Conference committees have met and decided, even a few who met and decided before they were actually formally selected – but regardless, here is where we stand: The budget as presented by the conference committee passed. In addition to those things outlined in […]
We Have a Conference Report (Which Likely Means “We have a Budget!)
October 15, 2020
While the decision reached yesterday between the House and the Senate conferees will likely pass in both Houses, it may be a “little too spendy” for the Governor who has been trying to retain cash balances to hedge against any further downturn in the State’s economy. That decision will come a bit later! For the […]
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