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Hi to everyone! I'm the DSS Connecticut MFP Demonstration. And, as we speak I'm screening four MFP cases this afternoon while listening to your Webinar. I'll keep listening as I work. Bye.
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steven, please check your internet connection
are we muted?
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Hi Debbie,Carol spoke on this a bit but these are the 6 autonomous areas: (1) Can you go to bed when you want?, (2) Can you be by yourself when you want to?, (3) When you are at home, can you eat when you want to?, (4) Can you choose the foods that you eat?, (5) Can you talk on the telephone without someone listening in?, and (6) Can you watch TV when you want to?. The quality of sleep question was Can you get the sleep you need without noises or other disturbances where you live?
Understand that original applicants overspeculated extremely as to how many transitions they expected to perform. Once they began building their programs they found all of the internal process gaps they were unaware of. Once these original applicants got up and running later grantees were able to ramp up much more quickly based upon the learnings of the original grantees.
FL was awarded but then decided not to participate and their award was recinded
Hi Erie,We have sent the slides to all of those who registered. However both the slides (in an accessible pdf) and a recording of this webinar will be posted on www.communitylivingpolicy.org doon after its conclusion.
For the IDD population, is the decline in institutional use due more to closed admission policies than choice for HCBS?
My belief is that success is dependant upon the state's level of commitment
excellent Debbie thank you! if you post on Twitter be sure to tag us at @CLPolicy :)
Statistics indicate that at least 75% of Medicaid funding for the IDD population is already utilized in community programs/settings. When will "rebalancing" for this population be considered complete?
Me (the guy) from CT DSS Central Office MFP again! While listening I just finished screening two cases, my fellow workers as we speak (it's seven of us) are flipping Medicaid coverage at their desks too. MFP in CT is so busy we are now ranking the highest in terms of non - I/DD transitions per State's population in Kaye's report page 4. Which was discussed in our AM meeting today. The feedback from the consumers is amazing, too. MFP is a success in CT, as in the four cases I'm screening today average monthly NH costs of 7K each to the State. Bye, I'm working as I listen.
There were internal issues with the program in OR
Debbie Toth, email me at email@example.com
Hi Willis,The recording of this webinar as well as an accessible pdf of these slides will be posted on www.communitylivingpolicy.org soon after our conclusion.
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