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Advisory Committee Agenda

Advisory Committee on Services to Persons with Developmental Disabilities
Thursday, September 16, 2021



1.     CALL TO ORDER: Wanda Felty, Chairperson;

2.      ROLL CALL: Robin Arter, Vice-Chairperson;  

3.      *APPROVAL OF MINUTES: July 15, 2021;

4.      DDS UPDATE – Beth Scrutchins DDS director;

    A.      Welcome and announcements;
    B.      American Rescue Plan;
    C.      DDS waiting list update.           


    A. Schedule meetings for 2022 calendar year.             

6.      *Policy Updates-See attached Draft Revisions Explanation document for explanation of substantive changes.

317:30-5-482            Description of services                                                                                                                         Amend   page 1
317:40-5-59             Back-up Plan for persons receiving Specialized Foster Care                                                             Amend   page 8
340: 100-1-2             Definitions                                                                                                                                             Amend   page 9
340:100-5-22.7         Supplemental room and board funding for persons receiving Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waivers                                                                                                                                                                                   Amend   page 15
340:100-17-25          Community integrated employment services                                                                                  Amend   page 17
OKDHS:2-17-70         Professional development for Developmental Disabilities Services (DDS) and Community Living, Aging and
Protective Services (CAP) staff                                                                                                                                             New        page 19

Substantive changes.
317:30-5-482 is amended to:

  • update terminology and grammer;
  • add Remote supports with reference to 317:40-1-4.

317:40-5-59 is amended to:

  • update terminology;
  • add provision clarifying policy requirements for using back up services.

340:100-1-2 is amended to:

  • update terminology;
  • add a definition for enabling technology;
  • update the definition for prescription medication to account for prescriptions from nurse practitioners and physician’s assistants; and
  • update the definition of family homes to include adoption.

340:100-5-22.7 is amended to:

  • remove requirement for use of Form 10AD012E, Claim Form;
  • Add requirement for provider to submit a written budget when requested; and
  • add clarifying language to criteria for when a service recipient may reimburse DDS.

340:100-17-25 is amended to:

  • update terminology; and
  • update the definition of group placement to match the job coaching rule and the rate change that was effective October 1, 2020.

OKDHS:2-17-70 is created to:

  • develop criteria to provide scholarships to DDS and Community Living, Aging and Protective Services (CAP) staff


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