DHS News

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10/18/2017Public Meeting - OHCC November 2, 2017
Oregon Home Care Commission meets Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in Salem
10/12/2017DHS News Release - Seniors Services Will Continue
DHS News Release: Services for seniors will continue
10/11/2017Public Meeting - ODC - October 17
The Oregon Disabilities Commission (ODC) Executive Committee meets Tuesday October 17, in Salem
10/10/2017Public Meeting - ODHHS - Friday, October 20 in Salem
Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Advisory Committee meets Friday, October 20 in Salem
10/6/2017Inter-State alliance will connect employers and job seekers with disabilities
Inter-State alliance will connect employers and job seekers with disabilities
10/2/2017Public Meeting - DHS Stakeholder/Partner meeting agenda
DHS Director Fariborz Pakseresht and DHS Executive Team will present brief program and legislative updates followed by a question and answer period on October 3, 2017 in Salem.
9/29/2017Public Meeting: Oregon Home Care Commission Oct. 5
The Oregon Home Care Commission to meet Oct. 5.
9/28/2017Public Notice: SNAP Standards Change, effective October 1, 2017
Change to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) income guidelines and the SNAP benefit allotment amount.
9/26/2017Public Meeting - DHS Stakeholder/Partner meeting
DHS Director Fariborz Pakseresht and DHS Executive Team will present brief program and legislative updates followed by a question and answer period on October 3, 2017 in Salem.
9/25/2017Governor's Commission on Senior Services Executive Committee Meeting
The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services Executive Committee will meet on Thursday September 28, 2017.
9/13/2017State Universities Present Studies on State of Long-Term Care Settings
Researchers from Portland State University (PSU) and Oregon State University (OSU) will present key findings of 2017 studies of Oregon’s long-term care facilities during an event Friday in Portland
9/12/2017DHS Director Fariborz Pakseresht names new Child Welfare Director
DHS Director Fariborz Pakseresht names Marilyn Jones new Child Welfare Director
9/11/2017Public Meeting - Unified Child & Youth Safety Implementation Plan Steering Team Sept. 19, 2017
The Unified Child and Youth Safety Implementation Plan Steering Team meets Tuesday, September 19 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Salem.
9/7/2017Public Notice: Provider rate increase, effective October 1, 2017
Certain I/DD providers to receive rate increases due to legislative funding
9/6/2017Discussion & Release of Long-Term Services & Supports in Oregon Studies - September 15
Save the date: September 15 - Discussion & Release of Long-Term Services & Supports in Oregon Studies
9/5/2017CANCELLATION! - OHCC meeting on September 7 has been cancelled
Oregon Home Care Commission meeting on September 7 has been cancelled
8/31/2017Public Meeting ODHHS
Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Committee will meet Friday, September 15th in Salem
8/29/2017OHCC September 7, 2017 Meeting Notice with Agenda
The Oregon Home Care Commission will meet Thursday, September 7, in Salem at 11:00 a.m.
8/25/2017SNAP Mandatory Employment and Training Program Expanding
SNAP Mandatory Employment and Training Program Expanding to Four More Counties
8/25/2017September 14, 2017 ODC Meeting
The Oregon Disabilities Commission (ODC) will meet
Thursday, September 14, in Salem
8/10/2017Final Task Force meeting
Client and Safety Task Force meets, September 21 in Salem
8/7/2017Correction - MLTCQRAC Meeting 09 Aug 2017
Correction! - Medicaid Long Term Care Quality and Reimbursement Advisory Council to meet Wednesday, August 9
8/1/2017ODC Exec Meeting August 15, 2017
Oregon Disabilities Commission (ODC) Executive Committee will meet Tuesday, August 15
8/1/2017Public Meeting - MLTCQRAC - August 8
Medicaid Long Term Care Quality and Reimbursement Advisory
Council to meet Wednesday, August 8 in Salem
7/28/2017GCSS Meeting - August 10, 2017
The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services in Cooperation with the Oregon Disabilities Commission will meet Thursday, August 10 in Keizer
7/20/2017Public Meeting - OHCC
The Oregon Home Care Commission (OHCC) is planning to meet Thursday, August 3, 2017, at 10 a.m., 676 Church Street NE in Salem. The meeting is open to the public.
7/17/2017House Bill Offers Comprehensive Approach to Improve Safety and Quality
House Bill Offers Comprehensive Approach to Improve Safety and Quality.
7/14/2017Public Meeting - GCSS
The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services Executive Committee will meet on Thursday, July 27, 2017, from 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. at 500 Summer Street NE, Room 165, Salem, OR. The meeting is open to the public.

The agenda includes regular commission business, new business, a discussion on the 2017 Legislative Session, and creation of the agenda for the full joint commission meeting with the Oregon Disabilities Commission taking place on August 10, 2017.

People can also call into the meeting. Conference line: 888-363-4735 Access code: 3439085.
6/29/2017Public Meeting - OHCC
The Oregon Home Care Commission will meet Thursday, July 6 in Salem. Agenda attached.
6/16/2017HCBS Ttransition Plan
Oregon DHS Seeks Public Comment on Amended Statewide Transition Plan
6/15/2017National Scorecard
Oregon Ranked in Top Five on Nationwide Long-Term Services & Supports State Scorecard
6/15/2017World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2017
June 15 is recognized worldwide as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD 2017).
6/13/2017Public Meeting - ODHH Advisory Committee
The Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Committee will meet Friday, June 23, 2017, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Salem.
6/13/2017Public Meeting - ODHH Advisory Committee Executive Team
The Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Committee – Executive Team will meet Tuesday, June 20, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Portland
6/6/2017Public Meeting - MLTCQRAC
Medicaid Long Term Care Quality and Reimbursement Advisory Council to meet Wednesday, June 14 in Salem
5/30/2017Public Meeting - GCSS
The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services (GCSS) will meet on Thursday, June 8, 2017, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Keizer.
5/30/2017Request for comments - State Plan on Aging
The Aging & People with Disabilities program (APD) is requesting comments on the proposed 2017-2021 State Plan on Aging. Comments are due by June 28, 2017
5/23/2017Public Meeting - OHCC
The Oregon Home Care Commission (OHCC) will meet on Thursday, June 1, 2017, at 10 a.m. in Salem.
5/2/2017Public Meeting - Unified Child & Youth Safety Implementation Plan Steering Team
The Unified Child and Youth Safety Implementation Plan Steering Team meets Wednesday, May 10 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Salem
5/2/2017Public Meeting - DHS Stakeholder/Partner meeting
DHS Director Clyde Saiki and DHS Executive Team will present brief program, legislative, budget updates followed by a question and answer period on May 23, 2017 in Salem.
4/27/2017Public Meeting - ODC
The Oregon Disabilities Commission meets Thursday, May 11, 2017, from 1 to 4 p.m. in Salem
4/13/2017Public Meeting-ODHH Advisory Committee
The Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Committee Executive Team will meet Wednesday, April 26, 2017 in Portland.
4/11/2017Public Notice - APD 1915(c) Waiver
DHS is proposing an amendment to the Aging and People with Disabilities (APD) 1915(c) waiver. Comments due by May 6, 2017
4/4/2017Public Meeting - GCSS
The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services will meet on Thursday, April 13, 2017 in Keizer, OR
4/4/2017Public Meeting - MLTCQRAC
The Medicaid Long Term Care Quality and Reimbursement Advisory Council meets Wednesday, April 12 in Salem.
3/29/2017Public Meeting - OHCC
The Oregon Home Care Commission (OHCC) will meet on Thursday, April 6 at 10 a.m., at 676 Church Street NE, Salem
3/22/2017Public Meeting - Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Committee
Public Meeting – Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Committee Executive Team to meet Wednesday, March 29, 2017 in Salem.
3/14/2017Public Meeting - GCSS
The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services Executive Committee will meet on Thursday March 23, 2017 in Salem.
2/8/2017Public Meeting - Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Committee
The Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Committee meets Friday, February 17 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Salem
2/6/2017Public Meeting - Oregon Disabilities Commission Executive Committee Meeting February 21, 2017
Oregon Disabilities Commission – Executive Committee to meet Tuesday, February 21 in Salem
1/30/2017Public Meeting - GCSS
The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services will meet Thursday, February 9 in Salem
1/26/2017Oregonians can get a larger tax refund with the Earned Income Tax Credit
Friday, January 27 is Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day, (EITC) a nationwide effort to increase awareness of the tax credit and free tax preparation options. People are encouraged to visit the IRS’ website today to learn more about the credit and eligibility requirements.
1/26/2017Public Meeting - Medicaid Long Term Care Quality and Reimbursement Advisory Council Meeting
Medicaid Long Term Care Quality and Reimbursement Advisory Council to meet Wednesday, February 8 in Salem.
1/20/2017Public Meeting - OHCC
The Oregon Home Care Commission (OHCC) will meet on Thursday, Feb. 2 at 10 a.m., at 676 Church Street NE, Salem.
1/18/2017Public Meeting - GCSS
Governor’s Commission on Senior Services Executive Committee will meet Thursday, January 26, in Salem
1/18/2017Public Meeting - ODHH
The Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Committee to meet Friday, January 20 in Salem
1/18/2017Safety and quality are serious business for adult foster home licensors
Oregon DHS makes a statement regarding allegations made against them on January 11, 2017.
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