Amends the provisions governing the New Opportunities Waiver (NOW) in order to: 1) implement a tiered waiver allocation process which establishes one Request for Services Registry for all OCDD waivers and is centered on needs-based assessments and person-centered planning; 2) change the participant age requirement; 3) address and define priority groups; 4) require that a NOW opportunity be allocated only when other OCDD Waivers will not support the participant; 5) eliminate the inactive status for NOW registry; and 6) eliminate reserve capacity groups.
Contact Information: Jen Steele, Bureau of Health Services Financing, P.O. Box 91030, Baton Rouge, LA 70821-9030
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- Emergency Rule: N/A
- Notice of Intent: Prior to Proposed Rule: July 2017 LAC
- Notice of Intent: Proposed Rule
- Notice of Intent: September 20, 2017 (Louisiana Register)
- Public Hearing: October 26, 2017
- Oversight Report: N/A
- Oversight Hearing: N/A
- Final Rule: N/A