Happy Mother’s Day?

For all who have survived the last 14 months unscathed, or who are able today to be reunited with a Mom or Grandma that you have not seen for many months – Happy Mother’s Day!  But for too many, who have lost a parent, grandparent or child – this will be a tough day and […]

For Those of You Who Just Can Not Wait!

Or you are trying to plan for next year’s budget!  DMAS has released the rates impacted by the budget from the 202 Special Session (Item 313 DDDD 3.) – the rates can be found here!  The Medicaid Memo will be published at a later date.

HCBS Settings Reviews

We typically do not republish memos/information that has been widely distributed via the DBHDS Listsrv, but thought this memo warranted some special attention.  First, I believe that this is the first official notice that Virginia has agreed to extend the deadline to March 2023 as CMS has allowed.  This pushes the internal compliance deadline to […]

Monday Morning News Dump

Generally we “dump” what’s left on Friday, but needed the weekend to assemble all the “bits!” So here goes: #1     For those who have had trouble with the link in the email from Licensing late Friday to register for the webinar on the US Attorneys Office’s expectations on ADA compliance for all Medicaid funded services […]

Updates of Updates!

First, we have it confirmed that because the “competency” checklist which will coincide with the new DD Waiver regulation has not be posted for comment, the publication of the revised form will be delayed (public comment is 30 days and it has yet to be posted).  The regulations are in effect beginning May 1st, but […]