Exciting opportunity for people with disabilities, older Minnesotans, service providers and families
The 2013 Minnesota Legislature directed the commissioners of Human Services and Health to develop recommendations for a home and community-based services report card. Information from the report card will make it possible for people, their family members or friends, caregivers and others to make the most informed decision about services they choose. Supported employment, independent living skills and assisted living will be among the first services having report cards.
There is a series of meetings set up to:
The roadshows begin the week of Sept. 8, 2014. Be sure to check for dates, times, locations and registration information.
The August 2014 Home and Community Based Services Report Card Legislative Report (PDF) is now available.
Following a public comment period on the intent to develop a transition plan last spring, CMS requested a more detailed plan and this second public comment period. DHS also will schedule a public comment period on a final plan to be released in the coming weeks.
DHS will accept comments on the interim plan from 8 a.m. Monday, Sept. 29 through 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. Email comments to HCBS.Settings@state.mn.us no later than 4:30 p.m., CST, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014.