REVIEW OF RESIDENTIAL AND OTHER HCBS RATES
The Oregon Office of Developmental Disabilities Services (ODDS) is in the process of reviewing provider payment rates and structures for 24-Hour Residential, Attendant Care, Transportation, and Professional Behavior Services. Additionally, ODDS is updating rate models developed as part of an earlier rate study for Small Group Employment, Employment Path, and Day Support Activity. Burns & Associates, Inc. (B&A) is assisting ODDS in these efforts.
ODDS and B&A continue to work with stakeholders to finalize the rate models.
• Draft rate models with supporting appendices were released in October 2017
o 24-Hour Residential, Attendant Care, Transportation, and Professional Behavior Services can be accessed here.
o Small Group Employment, Employment Path, and Day Support Activity can be accessed here.
• B&A has recorded a series of webinars to explain the draft rate models:
o The first webinar provides an overview of the rate study, the rate-setting methodology, and the policy changes that accompany the rates. It can be accessed here. The PowerPoint presentation used in this webinar can be accessed here.
o The second webinar details the specific assumptions related to wages, benefits, and productivity for direct support professionals for each of the services. It can be accessed here.
o The third webinar explains each of the individual draft rate models. It can be accessed here.