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Individual Options Waiver Amendment 09/01/2021
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 09/01/2021

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 09/01/2021
End Date 09/30/2021

The purpose of the amendment is to include language in the Financial Accountability appendix of the waiver application relative to the Ohio biennium budget initiative to increase reimbursement rates for residential and non-residential services in the Individual Options waiver.  As a result, adjustments were also made to cost neutrality projections for waiver services beginning in waiver year 3.  

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 September 1-September 30, 2021. Comments must be received by midnight on September 30, 2021 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 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