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2022    
     
  OPWDD 1. eFMAP: COVID-19 Service and Preliminary Vaccination Incentive Survey 
     
  OPWDD 2. eFMAP: COVID-19 Service and Preliminary Vaccination Incentive Survey- Excel format
     
  OPWDD 3.Workforce Stabilization InitiativesOverview and Provider Attestation Form
     
  OPWDD  Workforce Incentives and Bonuses January 3, 2022
     
2021 NYC Health 12.22.2021 - 2021 ADM-07, Resource Center
     
  OPWDD Revised 10.15.2021 OPWDD Return to Work Protocols
     
  OPWDD 12.2.2021 PowerPoint of OPWDD Presentation on Workforce Incentives and Bonuses
     
  NYC 12.15.2021 FAQ on NYC Vaccine Mandate for Private Business
     
  OPWDD 12.13.2021 REVISED: eFMAP Workforce Payments
     
  OPWDD 12.8.2021 OPWDD Mask Mandate
     
  OPWDD 12.7.2021 Performing Nursing Services & Duties Remotely in OPWDD Certified Programs & Settings
     
  OPWDD 12.3.2021 (Corrected) ADM on Allowance to Transfer AMAP Certification between Provider Agencies
     
  OPWDD 11.18.2021 OPWDd Announces Federal Approval of New Changes to Appendix K
     
  OPWDD 11.19.2021 OPWDD Region 4 Functional Leadership
     
  OPWDD 11.23.2021 REVISED OPWDD Adm on CMS Vaccine Mandate Impact on Article 16 Clinics and ICFs
     
  OPWDD 8.1.2017 Increase in cap on CTS funds
     
  OPWDD 11.5.2021 OPWDD Multi-Agency COVID-19 Data Collection PowerPoint
     
  OPWDD 10.21.2021 Care Coordination E-visory
     
  NYSDOH NYS Draft Spending Plan to Support HCBS Services - Pending Final Approval from CMS
     
  OPWDD 10.10.2021 Return to work - Exposed Staff Attestation
     
  OPWDD 9.30.2021 Alert on Use of Mechanical Lifts
     
  OPWDD 9.24.2021 FAQ on OPWDD Face Covering Mandate
     
  OMIG 9.17.2021 Revised IRA Audit Protocol
     
  NYS GOV 9.16.2021 Governor's Announcement on Masks and other Precautions 
     
  OPWDD 9.16.2021 Update of July ADM on Masks
     
  OPWDD 9.16.2021 OPWDD Face Covering Mandate
     
  CDC 9.2.2021 Updated Return to Work Guidance and CDC Resources Available
     
  OPWDD 8.27.2021 New ADM for Brokers
     
  OPWDD 8.26.2021 ADM for Family Care
     
  OPWDD 8.26.2021 Family Care Manual
     
  OPWDD OPWDD Webinar on August 31, 2021 Residential Programs and IRMA reporting on COVID-19
     
  OPWDD 8.25.2021 Guidance on Background Checks
     
  OPWDD Facility Guidance for Tropical Storm for Intermediate Care Facilities
     
  OPWDD Final Revision: Effective 7/1/2021 Staff Action Plan Program & Billing Requirements
     
  OPWDD 8.2.2021 Services Options Post PHE Memo
     
  OPWDD  7.28.2021 Service Documentation for Assistive Technology, E-MOD, and V-MOD Services Provided to Individuals Enrolled in OPWDD HCBS Waiver
     
  OPWDD 7.28.2021 Ability to use Technology to Remotely Deliver Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS)
     
  OPWDD 7.28.2021 Requirements for Community Habilitation-Residential (CH-R) services delivered in the Individual’s Certified Residence
     
  OPWDD 7.9.2021 Revised Level of Supervision standards
     
  OPWDD 7.2.2021 Revised interim guidance regarding use of telehealth
     
  OPWDD 7.2.2021 Post emergency re-opening guidance
     
  NYSDOH 5.17.2021 Guidance on quarantine of residents exposed to COVID-19
     
  NYSDOH Updated Guidance on HCBS Respite under Children's Waiver
     
  NYSDOH 6.25.2021 DOH Updated Guidance on Telehealth
     
  OPWDD 6.24.2021 Updated Guidance on Training, Re-certification and Background Checks 
     
  OPWDD 6.16.2021 OPWDD Updates a Number of Regulations
     
  OPWDD Effective 6.8.2021 CSIDD Services can no longer be provided in a residential school
     
  OPWDD Revised COVID-19 Guidance Related to Visitation, Community Outings, In-Person Day Services, Staffing and Return to Work
     
    Updated Interim Training and Recertification Guidance
     
    4.16.2021 DQI to Resume Routine Activites
     
    4.9.2021 Placement and Hearing Procedures 
     
    FAQ on Day Program Retainer Program - Updated
     
    4.1.2021 Extension of HCBS Appendix K Waiver Amendment
     
    3.30.2021 Updated Interim COVID-19 Guidance Related to Visitation and Day Services
     
    3.30.2021 Updated Interim COVID-19 Guidance Related to Staff Return to Work and Training & Recertification
     
    3.26.2021 OPWDD Weekly Vaccination Data Collection & Reporting
     
    3.5.2021 Duration Day for Day Habilitation
     
    11.5.2020 Guidance re: Return to Day Program for Willowbrook Members
     
    Revised 3.15.2021: Visitation Guidance for Residential Facilities
     
    Extended Relief for Providers of Day Habilitation & Site-based PreVocational Services
     
    More Information on Statewide Standardization of Level of Supervision
     
    Implementation of Standard Authorization Process for CH Delayed
     
    1.6.2021 OPWDD Issues ADM on Crisis Services for Indivduals with I/DD (CSIDD)
     
2020   12.31.2020 Special Allowance re: Annual Prevocational Assessment during NYS PHE
     
    12.30.2020 Additional OPWDD Guidelines on Consent Process for Vaccine 
     
    Effective 12.29.2020 OPWDD Emergency/Proposed Regulation on Medical Consent
     
    12.28.2020 Prioritization of Essential Healthcare & Direct Support Personnel as well as High Risk Individuals
     
     Effective 1/6/2021 - Crisis Services for Individuals with I/DD - Adopted Regulations
     
    Levels of Supervision - Full Guidance and more
     
    12.15.2020 Allowance re: lunch time at Day Hab extended to end of PHE
     
    12.3.2020 PROPOSED Change to 633 re: Consensus Rulemarking Regulations
     
    11.10.2020 Updated OPWDD Guidance on Staffing and Return to Work
     
    11.3.2020 Latest Extension of PHE in NY State
     
    9.28.2020 CMS Guidance related to Emergency Preparedness Testing Exercises Requirements
     
    10.28.2020 COVID-19 Interim Guidance on Visitation
     
    Info on Webinar on November 9th re: COVID-19 Proactive Testing & IRMA Entry
     
    10.29.2020 IRMA Entry of Proactive COVID-19 Coronavirus Testing Data
     
    10.20.2020 NYS Case Extension
     
    10.23.2020 Important Health Advisory and Guidance for Congreagate Facilities
     
     10.23.2020 Removal of Total Services Amount Hold for Self Direction Budgets
     
    10.25.2020 OPWDD Protocol for Reporting Impact of COVID-19
     
    10.20.2020 OPWDD Housing Subsidy Guidance: Housing Subsidy Certification and Recertification Requirements Purpose
     
    10.22.2020 Addition to 14 NYCRR Part 635-16
     
    10.22.2020 Adopted Regulations: Admendments to 14 NYCRR Parts 619, 624, 625, 633 and 635
     
    10.22.2020 Emergency regulations - Operating Certificates for Care Coordination and Crisis Intervention Services
     
     10.6.2020 Chart of allowances for HCBS and timeframe each allowance is in effect.
     
    10.2.2020 DQI to Start Audits of Non-ICF Programs
     
    10.1.2020 CMS Approves Waiver Amendment
     
    9.29.2020 Memo Re; Impact of 20% cut on Supported Employment
     
    Substantive Regualtions for CSIDD (formerly START, eff. 10/1/2020)
     
    9.21.2020 Performing Nursing Services & Duties Remotely in OPWDD Certified Programs & Settings
     
    9.18.2020 - Interim Billing Guidance Regarding ICF Day Services, eff. 7/1/2020 - 10/4/2020
     
    9.18.2020 - Revised Interim Guidance Regarding Care Planning Activities
     
    9/17/2020 Post Day Service Retainer Program Flexibilities Webinar FAQs
     
    9/15/2020 - COVID-19 Interim Guidance Regarding Non-Emergency Site Visits of Certified Facilities
     
    9/3/2020 - OPWDD Interim COVID-19 Guidance Regarding Supported Employment
     
    9/3/2020 - OPWDD Interim COVID-19 Guidance Regarding Respite
     
    9/3/2020 OPWDD Interim COVID-19 Guidance Regarding Pathway to Employment
     
    9/3/2020 - OPWDD Revised COVID-19 Guidance for Prevocational Services
     
    9/2/2020 - OPWDD Revised COVID-19 Guidance for Community Habilitation
     
    9/3/2020 - OPWDD Revised COVID-19 Guidance for Day Habilitation
     
    8.17.2020 OPWDD Update: Community Outings for Individuals in Residential Programs
     
    OPWDD Changes Telephonic Interpretation Vendor - Provider Action Required
     
    PCR Documentation Request
     
     Document Request for Person Centered Reviews
     
    Answers to Questions Posed to OPWDD on Retainer Days and Other Issues
     
    NYDA's Emergency Dept. Discharge Protocol for People with I/DD Living in Residential Programs
     
    7.1.2020 Final COVID-19 IRMA Guidance 
     
    MRT II Proposes Amending PCS and CDPAP Services
     
    Visitations in Residences to Begin Again
     
    Draft HCBS Waiver Amendment Overview Webinar
     
    Draft SIP-PL Qualification Document
     
    Public Feedback Period on Draft SIP-PL extended to June 25
     
    5.29.2020 Summary of Provider Association Call with OPWDD on NYS Registry Public Notice
     
    1915(c) Waiver Amendment Public Comment Period Announcement, June 1 - July 1, 2020
     
    Application for a 1915(c) Home and Community Based Services Waiver
     
    IRA-ICF NonBillable Days Survey - Due June 12
     
    5.27.2020 Occupancy Adjustment Language