DOJ Settlement Digest #2

June 19, 2012

DOJ Settlement Agreement Implementation: Status of the Agreement —
  • The Judge has agreed in principle to sign the agreement, however, he wants several changes to be made.  The attorney’s are currently working out the details — his concerns and comments are posted elsewhere on this page.
Workgroups —
  • There are workgroups on various aspects of training which may be useful for providers and on role of Case Management.  VNPP is represented on all of the groups as appropriate. 
  • It is too early to determine what the outcomes may be.
The most critical document which has been released is the Departmental Instruction on the Training Center Responsibilities Related to Person-Centered Discharge Planning.