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Compass! Blueprint! Change Is In the Air

Posted by on Mar 16, 2022 in 2022 Changes, Advocacy, Assessment, Blueprint, Blueprint Project, Brokerages, Case Management, Compass Project, featured, Future of Brokerage Services, History, ISP, K Plan, Needs Assessment, ONA, Oregon Needs Assessment | 0 comments

Compass! Blueprint! Change Is In the Air

A lot of work is underway at the Oregon Office of Developmental Disabilities Services (ODDS). Either you have heard about it, or you are going to start hearing about it soon. Changes are coming to processes, forms, service rates, case management, ISPs, and so much more. In order to understand all of this change, we need to revisit some recent history and follow the path to where we currently stand. Hop into the time machine and head back to July 2013, when the K Plan came to Oregon. Caps on in-home service budgets were lifted, children became eligible for in-home services, service eligibility and allocations became tied to a needs assessments, and Oregon’s IDD...

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