Rate-Setting Methodology for Consolidated and Person/Family Directed Support Waiver-Funded and Base-Funded Services for Individuals Participating in the Office of Developmental Programs Service System
[48 Pa.B. 701]
[Saturday, January 27, 2018]
The Department of Human Services (Department) is providing final notice of the methodology used in the Prospective Payment System (PPS) to develop rates for residential habilitation eligible and transportation trip services funded through the Consolidated and Person/Family Directed Support waivers.
The Department published notice of the methodology used in the PPS at 47 Pa.B. 4919 (August 19, 2017). The Department will implement the methodology described in the proposed notice. The Department received 11 comments from stakeholders regarding the methodology used to develop residential habilitation eligible and transportation trip rates. A summary of the comments received and the Department's responses is available at http://dhs.pa.gov/cs/groups/webcontent/documents/document/c_268077.pdf.
Copies of this notice may be obtained at the local Mental Health/Intellectual Disability (MH/ID) County Program, Administrative Entity (AE) or regional Office of Developmental Programs in the corresponding regions:
• Western region: Piatt Place, Room 4900, 301 5th Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, (412) 565-5144
• Northeast region: Room 315, Scranton State Office Building, 100 Lackawanna Avenue, Scranton, PA 18503, (570) 963-4749
• Southeast region: 801 Market Street, Suite 5071, Philadelphia, PA 19107, (215) 560-2242 or (215) 560-2245
• Central region: P.O. Box 2675, DGS Annex Complex, Harrisburg, PA 17105, (717) 772-6507
Contact information for the local MH/ID County Program or AE may be found at https://www.hcsis.state.pa.us/hcsis-ssd/pgm/asp/PRCNT.ASP.
It is estimated that there will be an additional $21.297 million ($10.407 million in State funds) cost to the Commonwealth for Fiscal Year 2017-2018.
TERESA D. MILLER,
Fiscal Note: 14-NOT-1202. (1) General Fund;
(7) ID—Community Waiver Program; (2) Implementing Year 2017-18 is $10,110,000; (3) 1st Succeeding Year 2018-19 through 5th Succeeding Year 2022-23 are $0; (4) 2016-17 Program—$1,349,000,000; 2015-16 Program—$1,203,000,000; 2014-15 Program—$1,075,000,000;
(7) ID—Community Base Program; (2) Implementing Year 2017-18 is $297,000; (3) 1st Succeeding Year 2018-19 through 5th Succeeding Year 2022-23 are $0; (4) 2016-17 Program—$149,950,000; 2015-16 Program—$148,229,000; 2014-15 Program—$149,681,000;
(8) recommends adoption. Funds have been included in the budget to cover this increase.
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 18-156. Filed for public inspection January 26, 2018, 9:00 a.m.]
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