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Developmental Disability Services

Thank you for visiting the Developmental Disability Services page for individuals and families.  In this section, you will find resources about accessing services and supports for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

As many of you are aware, My Life, My Community is a DBHDS to improve services for people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities (I/DD). As part of this initiative, DBHDS is reviewing various aspects of the programs serving individuals with I/DD.

This review includes the rates paid to providers of waiver services. With the assistance of a national consultant – Burns & Associates, Inc. (B&A) – DBHDS has developed proposed rate models. DBHDS is now seeking comments on these proposals and B&A is assisting in the coordination of this process. The following materials have been prepared and are available online.

Overview of Proposed Waiver Rates 

Information Brief on the Supports Intensity Scale (SIS)

Estimated Fiscal Impact of Proposed Rate Models

Proposed Waiver Rate Models

Provider Survey Analysis

We welcome your comments on any of the proposed changes to reimbursement rates. Comments and any supporting documentation should be submitted to WaiverRates@burnshealthpolicy.com. Comments will be accepted until December 15, 2014.

Division of Developmental Services Leadership Contacts:

Name

Role

Phone #

Connie Cochran

Assistant Commissioner

804.663.7259

Dawn M. Adams

Director, Health Services

804.786.1203

Peggy Balak

DOJ Settlement Advisor

804.663.7286

Heather Norton

Director, Community Support Services

804.786.5850

Gail Rheinheimer

Director, Provider Development

540.981.0697

Beverly Rollins

Director, Administrative Community Operations

804.225.3705

Debbie Smith

Acting Director, Community Integration

804.840.0978

Dawn Traver

Director, Waiver Operations

757.253.4316