Federal and State Policies

National Council of Disability overview of SDS: http://www.ncd.gov/policy/chapter-3-evolution-self-directed-medicaid-services

The Federal  Government document in regards preserving SDS:  https://www.medicaid.gov/medicaid-chip-program-information/by-topics/long-term-services-and-supports/home-and-community-based-services/downloads/hcbs-preserving-self-direction-rights.pdf

The Federal section 1915c that SDS falls under: https://www.medicaid.gov/medicaid-chip-program-information/by-topics/waivers/home-and-community-based-1915-c-waivers.html

https://www.medicaid.gov/medicaid-chip-program-information/by-topics/waivers/home-and-community-based-1915-c-waivers.html

Federal section 1915j allowing more then one waiver and a relative to work for the participant: https://www.medicaid.gov/medicaid-chip-program-information/by-topics/long-term-services-and-supports/home-and-community-based-services/self-directed-personal-assistant-services-1915-j.html

https://www.medicaid.gov/medicaid-chip-program-information/by-topics/long-term-services-and-supports/home-and-community-based-services/home-and-community-based-services-1915-i.html

HHS inspector General report: https://oig.hhs.gov/oas/reports/region3/31200203.pdf

DDA Audit report: http://dlslibrary.state.md.us/publications/OLA/DHMH/DDA_2003.pdf

http://dlslibrary.state.md.us/publications/OLA/DHMH/DDA_2012.pdf

http://dlslibrary.state.md.us/publications/JCR/2014/INRE2014_82.pdf

Maryland FY 2016 budget analysis http://mgaleg.maryland.gov/Pubs/BudgetFiscal/2016fy-budget-docs-operating-M00M-DHMH-Developmental-Disabilities-Administration.pdf

An interesting article: http://marylandreporter.com/2013/10/23/analysis-audits-show-problems-have-plagued-md-developmental-disabilities-admin-for-years/

 

http://tcle.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/MACS-2016-Legislative-Wrap-Up-Report-FINAL.pdf

Medicaid on self directed services: https://www.medicaid.gov/medicaid-chip-program-information/by-topics/delivery-systems/self-directed-services.html

https://www.medicaid.gov/Federal-Policy-Guidance/Downloads/CIB-07-03-2014.pdf

Comparison of Federal medicaid waivers: http://www.nasddds.org/uploads/documents/Medicaid_Authorities_Comparison_Chart_1.pdf

 

Letter regarding DDA audit: http://dlslibrary.state.md.us/publications/JCR/2014/2014_82-83.pdf

CMS org chart:https://www.cms.gov/About-CMS/Agency-Information/CMSLeadership/Downloads/CMS_Organizational_Chart.pdf

Whistle blower at DDA http://marylandreporter.com/2013/10/31/whistle-blower-at-disabilities-agency-fired-by-omalley-brown-administration-she-alleges/

National Resource Center for Participant Directed Services http://www.bc.edu/schools/gssw/nrcpds/cash_and_counseling.html/resources/20060222-111538

http://dda.dhmh.maryland.gov/pages/Developments/2015/Maryland%20Supports%20Coordination%20Report%20Final_to%20Maryland%2004072015%20(1).pdf

http://www.nasddds.org/resource-library/service-innovation/