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Individual Options Waiver Amendment 07/01/2022
The State is posting the IO waiver amendment application for the public’s review and comment prior to submitting the proposed amendment to CMS for consideration.
Individual Options Waiver Amendment 07/01/2022

Public Notice and Request for Comment

Pursuant to the provision of title 42 Sections 441.301 and 441.304 of the Code of Federal Regulations, public notices are required for any of the following: new 1915(c) waiver, new 1915(i) state plan amendment, renewal of a 1915(c) waiver, and any amendment to a 1915(c) waiver that includes one or more substantive changes.

Public Notice: Individual Options Waiver Amendment

Post Date 02/08/2022
End Date 03/10/2022

The Individual Options (IO) waiver amendment proposed for adoption on July 1, 2022, is a result of several years of stakeholder engagement between the Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD), the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM), families and individuals, advocates, and associations. This work has culminated in changes to the operationalize of self-direction in Ohio’s developmental disability system, service delivery changes, and rate enhancements in the IO waiver.

Initiative/Amendment Individual Options Waiver Amendment
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As part of the waiver amendment process, the public can comment on the proposed amendment. The public comment period is February 8, 2022 - March 10, 2022. Comments must be received by midnight on Marc 10, 2022 and can be submitted by:

  • E-mail: waiverfeedback@dodd.ohio.gov

  • U.S. mail: On the envelope, please address the letter to the waiver you're commenting about, i.e., "Individual Options DD Waiver Amendment," and mail to:

    Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities
    30 E. Broad Steet, 13th Floor
    Columbus OH 43215

  • Phone: Call toll-free to leave a voicemail message at: 1 (800) 364-3153 or (614) 466-5990

  • Courier or in-person submission:

    Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities
    30 E. Broad Street, 13th Floor
    Columbus, OH 43215