DisAbility Rights Idaho, Comments on proposal for the Partnerships for Innovation, Inclusion and Independence (PIII) The PIII proposal is one of those concepts that seems ...continue reading "Combining the SILC, the DD Council & TBI Programs into a Single Council is a Bad Idea"
Comments of DisAbility Rights Idaho on Medicaid Supported Living Rates for People with Developmental Disabilities. Rate setting assumptions and base wage rate. The rates appear ...continue reading "Medicaid Supported Living Rates for People with DD"
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Idaho’s Office of Performance Evaluation (OPE) just released its report on the Idaho Medicaid managed care contract with Optum Idaho, the Idaho Behavioral Health Plan. ...continue reading "OPE Evaluated the Optum Medicaid Behavioral Health Contract, but Not the Outcomes for People with Mental Illness"
Idahoans with Disabilities in the Health Insurance Gap: The Healthy Idaho Plan Contrary to popular opinion, not all Idahoans with disabilities, living in poverty, are ...continue reading "Healthy Idaho Plan Position Paper"
DRI was asked to provide testimony to the Idaho Advisory Committee of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights concerning Idaho's mental health system and compliance with ...continue reading "Idaho’s Mental Health System and the ADA “Integration Mandate”"
Implementation of Idaho’s Medicaid Managed Mental Health Contract with Optum Health, Inc. has had a rocky start and has resulted in some major changes in ...continue reading "Psychosocial Rehabilitation and the Idaho Medicaid Managed Care Contract"
The Governor’s Work Group on Medicaid Redesign made a new recommendation on November 14th, 2014 to support a “hybrid” version of Medicaid expansion. They called ...continue reading "Idaho Medicaid Redesign and People with Disabilities: “Option 3.5”"
Comments of DisAbility Rights Idaho Idaho Medicaid Transition Plan for Compliance with CMS/HCBS Community Integration Regulations Introduction DisAbility Rights Idaho (DRI) is ...continue reading "DRI Comments on Home and Community Based Services Transition Plan"
Opportunities for Medicaid funded job training and support services are opening up in the next few weeks. It is important for people to know how ...continue reading "Supported Employment Opportunities Open Up for People with Disabilities in Idaho: A Court Decision, a State Law Change, and a Little Known Opportunity"