OPWDD adopts emergency regs for extended treatment units

OPWDD has adopted new emergency regulations regarding extended treatment units.  This regulation is in effect and will appear in the State Register on February 12.  Comments will be received until April 12.  The regulation can be found on the OPWDD homepage under the regulations and guidance tab or by clicking the following link: https://opwdd.ny.gov/regulations_guidance/opwdd_regulations/emergency/intermediate_care

OPWDD has also released a new Administrative Directive Memorandum regarding “Revised Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID) Level of Care Eligibility Determination (LCED) Form for Individuals Who Are Seeking To Access Or Maintain Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waiver, Comprehensive Care Coordination and other State Plan Services.”  The ADM can be found on OPWDD’s homepage under the regulations and guidance tab or by clicking on the following link https://opwdd.ny.gov/opwdd_regulations_guidance/adm_memoranda

CP of NYS will submit comments on the above emergency regulations on behalf of Affiliates – please email Executive Director Mike Alvaro any comments you are submitting on your own or would like CP to submit on behalf of all Affiliates by April 1.