May 20, 2016
The Department of Labor has clarified their intent for non-enforcement action for ID/D Medicaid funded residential providers until March 17, 2019. The details are available here
We applaud the efforts of all of the State Provider Associations, including vaACCSES and VNPP, and our national partners in ANCOR for their relentless efforts to make the case for this action. The language used in the DOL FAQ is highly reminiscent of the arguments we have put forth! Efforts are continuing, but for many providers who would have been hardest hit by the rule, this does give them time to breath!