Budget Update – Just to Clarify

This has been a bit of a moving target – at least in my mind, but I think today we have some better clarity on the DD Waiver Rate increases that were proposed in the Governor’s Budget and will be implemented if the amendment we have requested gets approved: A rate for any individual service […]

HHR Secretary Nomination Announced

Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin announced Monday that he is nominating John Littel to be the next Secretary of Health & Human Resources. “The COVID-19 pandemic has had devastating impacts on Virginians across the Commonwealth, and John will play a pivotal role in overseeing our efforts in protecting Virginians’ lives and livelihoods. Starting on Day One, John’s […]

Well That Was Fun!

For those of you who got buried under a foot of snow – I do hope you are digging out, warming up, and finding important things like your car or whatever got buried!  And I hope that you suffered no serious damage.  We are never big fans of change and that, was quite the change! […]

Update on Budget Hearings

We posted initial information about the public hearings about the Governor’s proposed budget – see information here.  We have some additional information to share: Registering to Speak at the Hearings Registration Period: The public may sign up to speak for one of the virtual public hearings on Tuesday January 4, 2022, beginning at 7:00 AM […]

Happy Holidays!

Last year I tucked a very quick “Happy Holidays, everyone!” at the end of a post about the extension of the Appendix K allowances, and I was really planning on being able to focus this year on holiday joy and festivities, but . . . While the Budget is better than many (and will be […]