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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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Blueprint Project Has Designs On Improving Case Management

Posted by on Sep 23, 2019 in 2019 changes, 2021 Legislative Session, Blueprint Project, Case Management, Engagement, featured, Future of Brokerage Services, Service changes | 0 comments

Blueprint Project Has Designs On Improving Case Management

If you or someone you care about receives developmental disability services in Oregon, then they have a case manager through a Brokerage, a Community Developmental Disability Program, or the state of Oregon Department of Human Services. And, chances are, you have some thoughts on how we can improve the process of connecting people to resources, advocating for their needs, supporting their goals, and helping them to navigate the service system in support of a good life. The Oregon Office of Developmental Disability Services (ODDS) has contracted with Health Management Associates (HMA) to make recommendations on how to improve Oregon’s case management for all people...

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