In January 2014, the federal Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued guidance that outlined settings in which waiver services may be provided. Ohio's State Transition Plan was the third nationwide to receive CMS approval in June 2016.
CONFLICT OF INTEREST
CMS also reminded states that an entity may NOT provide BOTH case management and waiver service delivery to a person. Efforts of the department include supporting county boards of developmental disabilities in transitioning away from providing waiver services.
To see where Union County is in this transition compare to the rest of the counties in Ohio, click here.